Experience, Opportunites & Results

The Experience

Students in the exercise science program explore areas related to the movement of the human body, including things like anatomy, physiology, assessing fitness, how to properly condition, how diet impacts overall wellness, and more. You’ll combine your study of the exercise science curriculum with opportunities to develop skills in problem solving, communication, and critical thinking. And students often customize their program of study to fit their specific interests by minoring in coaching, sports psychology, nutrition, and other areas.


The Opportunities

As a student in the exercise science program you’ll spend extensive time working in labs and engaging in hands-on learning experiences. Our new Wellness Center offers state-of-the-art learning resources and equipment, and exercise science students have virtually unlimited access to the facilities. And you’ll be able to take advantage of exciting internship opportunities—locally, throughout the region, or across the country.


The Results

When you earn your degree in exercise science you’ll be prepared to sit for certification exams for such positions as personal trainer, strength and conditioning coach, group fitness instructor, health and fitness specialist, and more. Our graduates also pursue advanced degrees in areas like exercise physiology, biomechanics, sports psychology, physical therapy, occupational therapy, podiatry, medicine, and athletic training.

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