Exercise Science

Bachelor of Science (BS) in Exercise Science

  • Hands-on experience, including a yearlong internship
  • Preparation for a variety of health-related careers
  • Foundation for graduate study
  • Top-notch facilities, including a human physiology lab

« See All Degrees

 

Our exercise science program is designed for students who are interested in health and fitness and wish to pursue a career in these fields. Exercise science is the study of the way physical activity changes your body.

Hands-On Experience

Students in our exercise science program benefit from hands-on experiences both in and outside of class, including a yearlong internship.

Prepare for Graduate Study

An exercise science degree provides an excellent foundation for graduate study in a variety of related fields:

  • Exercise physiology
  • Physical and occupational therapy
  • Medicine
  • Dentistry
  • Pharmacy

More About This Degree

Students in our exercise science program have access to the equipment and facilities necessary to study athletes in even the most extreme environments:

  • Human physiology lab
  • Fitness center
  • Dance and aerobic studios
  • Biochemistry lab

Our exercise science program will prepare you to take certification exams offered by the American College of Sports Medicine and the National Strength and Conditioning Association.

A degree in exercise science can lead to a variety of careers:

  • Exercise Physiologist
  • Strength and Conditioning Coach
  • Clinical or Corporate Wellness
  • Physical or Occupational Therapy
  • Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Physician Assistant Program

Undergraduate Admissions Requirements

  • Official SAT and/or ACT scores
  • Completed application
  • Essay
  • Official transcripts
  • Letter of recommendation

Find Your Counselor