University of Western States Offers New Online Master’s in Exercise and Sports Science Degrees

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New Online Master’s in Exercise and Sports Science Concentrations Target Wider Audiences

The University of Western States is now enrolling for fall of 2014 for new, online concentrations that add to the already distinguished exercise and sports science degree.

The concentrations include MS in sports medicine, MS in fitness and wellness management, MA in sports and athletic administration, MS in sports performance and coaching and MS in sports and athletic counseling. Learn more about these programs at

The new director of exercise and sports science, Sara Mathov, DC, DACBR, ATC, said the program’s goal is to continue to expand upon the successful Master of Science in Exercise and Sports Science concurrent degree program and reach new health care professionals of all fields.

“The University of Western States is in a great place to offer these programs, as we have the faculty with expertise in these programs to deliver excellent education,” Dr. Mathov said. “The new programs will be 100% online, which will offer flexibility to the professionals out there who might be interested in this.”

Classes begin in October 2014. Anyone interested in the programs should email admissions(at)uws(dot)edu or call 800-641-5641.

About the University of Western States
A leader in the education of health care professionals, the University of Western States provides a science-driven curriculum that delivers a solid foundation and competitive edge in preparing students for clinical practice. UWS is a regionally accredited, non-profit institution dedicated to improving the health of society through its educational programs, research and clinical services. Founded in 1904, the university offers a doctor of chiropractic degree program; master’s degrees in exercise and sports science, human nutrition and functional medicine, and diagnostic imaging; a massage therapy certification program; and accredited continuing education programs for licensed health care professionals. UWS is a founding member of the Oregon Collaborative for Integrative Medicine, an organization that aims to advance integrative health care through education, research, patient care and advocacy. To learn more about the University of Western States and its academic programs, go to

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