Graduate Programs in the College of Science
Graduate Programs in the College of Science

Master of Science in Clinical Exercise Physiology

Benedictine University's Master of Science in Clinical Exercise Physiology (M.S.C.E.P.) program is being revised with a goal of degree completion in 15 months on a full-time basis. The program is designed in accordance with the American College of Sports Medicine for certification as a Certified Clinical Exercise Physiologist (ACSM-CEP). Students develop the skills and qualifications to work in the prevention of cardiovascular, pulmonary and other lifestyle diseases such as obesity and diabetes. Students also receive extensive hands-on training in the rehabilitation of individuals who have experienced problems related to these diseases. The program is academically demanding and requires considerable commitment on the part of the student. If you are a highly motivated person who takes pride in building a sound scientific knowledge base about exercise physiology, we encourage you to contact us to arrange an appointment and tour our facilities.

Master of Science in Integrative Physiology

Benedictine University’s Master of Science in Integrative Physiology (M.S.I.P.) program is a one year graduate degree program with a full-time curriculum designed for graduates of bachelor’s program in Biology and other related sciences. The program serves students who want to deepen their understanding of physiology and explore various areas of biology by providing a one-year, rigorous course of study culminating in a Master’s degree. It is aimed to provide valuable and marketable experience to students who are taking a “gap” year after graduation. The program also serves students interested in applying to doctoral programs in biomedical research. Students with diverse interests are encourages to apply and will be provided with the right tools and a meaningful path to succeed in their future endeavors.

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William R. Law, Ph.D.
Dean of the College of Science

Tonia Rucker, Assistant to the Dean
Phone: (630) 829-6187
Fax: (630) 829-6186

Dean's Office Hours:
8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Dean's Office Location:
Birck Hall Room 119