The Exercise Science program integrates the theories and practicalities of exercise physiology in preparing graduates for a career in the field of health and fitness. This is achieved through an understanding of the science of human movement and physiology, coupled with essential hands-on experiences that culminate in an internship in a health/fitness facility. Students in the Exercise Science program have the opportunity to actively participate in faculty and student research projects, thus expanding their professional knowledge and abilities, and preparing them for the expectations of advanced study in Exercise Science and health-related fields.
Exercise Science program graduates are prepared to pursue careers in
For more information on the job market for a student graduating with an Exercise Science degree click on the following links: https://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/exercise-physiologists.htm#tab-1 https://www.bls.gov/ooh/entertainment-and-sports/coaches-and-scouts.htm https://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/exercise-physiologists.htm#tab-8
For students interested in becoming
this course of study provides the science-related foundation required for successful application to professional schools.
Students interested in studying Exercise Science may choose to pursue a Bachelor of Science degree or a minor.