Who will benefit from a masters in Exercise Science and Rehabilitation?

This program is designed to be flexible and benefit many types of students based on the electives chosen. For example, this program would be a good option for someone wanting to strengthen their application for a professional school, such as physical therapy. This program can also strengthen a resume for someone looking to advance in the coaching profession. 

Is the M.S. in Exercise Science and Rehabilitation offered online at Freed-Hardeman University?

Yes! This program is offered totally online.


How do I apply for admission to the M.S. in Exercise Science and Rehabilitation Program? 

Submit an application for admission online


Does the M.S in Exercise Science and Rehabilitation Program require any prerequisite credit hours?

Undergraduate coursework must provide equivalents to the following:

Undergraduate coursework


Semester hours

Anatomy & Physiology (combination of lecture and lab) 



Kinesiology, Biomechanics, and/or Exercise Science 






General Algebra or higher




How do I register for my M.S. in Exercise Science and Rehabilitation courses? Is there a registration deadline?

Once you are admitted to the FHU Graduate School, you will be given login information and be able to register for your courses using the my.fhu.edu system. In each term, students must register for classes a minimum of one week prior to the scheduled start date of classes. This will insure time for students to obtain required books and materials and for the course instructor to adjust the course's learning activities to the size of the class. 


What is the M.S. in Exercise Science and Rehabilitation Program's policy if I need to drop a class? 

Students who wish to drop a particular class or classes should initiate the process by contacting each professor of each class by email, providing the following information regarding the class(es) he/she wants to drop:


Name of student


Course number and course title for class(es) to be dropped 


Start date for each class - identifying which session (1st 8-week, 2nd 8-week, or 16-week) fro the class


Effective date for the dropping of the class - NOTE: It is NOT permissible to back date


How do I get my books?

You may purchase your books from the FHU Bookstore (www.fhu.edu/bookstore) or any outside company you choose.

What are the tuition and fees?

The graduate tuition rate for Freed-Hardeman University is $635 per credit hour. There are no additional fees. Students are responsible for purchasing their textbooks.

How do I make payments on my account? 

Refer to the webpage for paying your account.

Will I have an advisor?

The academic advisor for M.S. In Exercise Science and Rehabilitation students is Dr. Jana Meninno. She is the Director of the M.S. in Exercise Science and Rehabilitation Program and may be contacted at 731-989-6099 or jmeninno@fhu.edu

Will I qualify for financial aid?

Financial aid is any form of money for your college education that comes from resources other than yourself. Federal need based aid is awarded based on financial need as defined by the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). You should submit your FAFSA as soon as possible after October 1 of each year at studentaid.gov. If you have any questions, contact the Office of Financial Aid at 1-800-348-3481 or finaid@fhu.edu

Is Freed-Hardeman University accredited? 

Freed-Hardeman University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associate's, bachelor's, master's, education specialist's, and doctor of education degrees.

Whom do I contact with additional questions?

For admissions, academic, and advising questions, please contact Dr. Jana Meninno, Director of the M.S. in Exercise Science and Rehabilitation Program, at jmeninno@fhu.edu or at (731) 989-6099.