A Bachelor of Science degree and minor are offered in Exercise Science for students interested in pursuing careers outside teaching.

The Exercise Science major integrates the theories and practicalities of exercise physiology in preparing graduates for a career in this field. 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. Graduates of this major are prepared to pursue careers in athletics programs, exercise/fitness centers, hospital wellness programs, corporate fitness programs, rehabilitation centers, and allied health areas. Additionally, the program prepares students for advanced study in related fields such as exercise physiology, physical therapy, occupational therapy, etc. Students also have the opportunity to actively participate in faculty research projects, thus expanding their professional knowledge and abilities.

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Graduates of this major are prepared to pursue careers in athletics programs, exercise/fitness centers, hospital wellness programs, corporate fitness programs, rehabilitation centers, and allied health areas. Additionally, the program prepares students for advanced study in related fields such as exercise physiology, physical therapy, occupational therapy, etc. Students also have the opportunity to actively participate in faculty research projects thus expanding their professional knowledge and abilities.

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