Graduates of the B.S. in Exercise Science program can pursue positions in athletic programs, exercise/fitness centers, hospital and corporate-based wellness programs, rehabilitation centers, and other settings. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, careers related to the field of exercise science are growing. Some examples of jobs from the Occupational Handbook Outlook include:
An Exercise Science degree from Fairmont State provides the theoretical and scientific foundation required for the successful application into the following professions:
More information on the job market for a student graduating with an Exercise Science degree:
The Exercise Physiology concentration focuses on the preparation for allied health degrees (Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Medicine, Physician Assistant, Chiropractic, Athletic Training and more).
The Kinesiology concentration is designed to prepare students for the application of the Exercise Science degree in personal, community and corporate leisure, fitness and wellness industries, sports team applications, coaching, personal business, or outdoor recreation settings. It will require a minor which will allow students to tailor their degree to their professional goals.
The Exercise Science minor will equip a student with a fundamental understanding of the body's acute and chronic responses to exercise. This in conjunction with a Health-related major will prepare the graduate for the field of public health.
|PHED 1121||INTRODUCTORY SEMINAR IN HUMAN MOVEMENT||2|
|PHED 2211||ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY||4|
|PHED 3312||PHYSIOLOGY OF EXERCISE||3|
|PHED 3316||FITNESS ASSESSMENT||3|
|PHED 3318||SPORT SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY||3|
|PHED 3360||STRENGTH & CONDITIONING||3|
Program Coordinator, Assistant Professor of Exercise Science