Graduate Programs

Program Details


A paid or unpaid one to three month internship experience is required of all students; exercise science and special studies. The intent of the internship is to expose the student to other experts and facilities in the field. Students usually select and arrange their own internships based on their interests.

Past Internship Sites:

Clinical Facilities
Abbott Northwestern Hospital, Gillette Children's Hospital, Hennepin County Medical Center, Minneapolis Heart Institute, Orthopedic Specialty Hospital, Park Nicollet Hospital, St. Cloud Hospital Cardiac Care, St. Cloud Orthopedic Associates, Sister Kenny Chronic Pain, Sioux Valley Hospitals

Medical Equipment Manufacturers
Medtronic, TEC Interface Systems

Olympic Training Centers
Colorado Springs , Jyvaskyla (Finland), Lake Placid, Puerto Rico

Sport Equipment Manufacturers
NIKE, Reebok, Wilson Sporting Goods

Sports Training Centers
Acceleration Minnesota, HEAT, Red River Sports Medicine Institute

Wellness/Fitness Centers
Coolfont Resort, Cooper Aerobic Institute, Flagship, Lifestyle Management, Lifetime Fitness, The Marsh, YMCA

Champion International, Exeter Research, General Mills, Minnesota Vikings