Since 1965, the Human Performance Laboratory has had a rich history of providing graduate students with a rigorous academic curriculum combined with hands-on research opportunities alongside nationally renowned faculty members.
Our students have strong science backgrounds—inorganic and organic chemistry, biology, molecular biology, biochemistry, physics, anatomy, physiology, and exercise physiology.
Each of our students is housed immediately within our laboratory as a graduate assistant. Along with a tuition waiver and stipend, we will provide you with your own workspace.
Ball State’s PhD in bioenergetics will prepare you for an exciting and fulfilling research career in exercise physiology or related disciplines. Our program, founded in 1981, has graduated over 60 men and women into the professional research world of exercise physiology. Learn more.
Master of Science
Ball State’s master's degree in exercise physiology will prepare you for doctoral degree programs in exercise physiology and related disciplines. Our program, founded in 1965, has graduated approximately 200 students into the professional research world of exercise physiology. Learn more.
Master of Arts or Master of Science
Our clinical exercise physiology program at Ball State prepares you to help individuals flourish through innovative approaches to exercise and rehabilitation. Learn more.