Exercise Science - Bachelor's (BS)
The discipline of exercise science examines the body’s physiological responses to exercise, the role of regular physical activity in maintaining health and wellness, and the chronic health conditions that are associated with physical inactivity (i.e., heart disease, diabetes, obesity).
ABOUT THE PROGRAM
The BS in exercise science prepares students for advanced degrees in health-related fields and emphasizes formal science education in a context of human health science. The program is suited for students interested in graduate programs in physical therapy, medical school, physician assistant programs, pharmacy school, and dental school. In addition, you will have the knowledge and skills necessary to pursue a career in health professions such as cardiac rehabilitation, and clinical exercise physiology, among many others.
- Advanced studies in motor behavior
- Advanced study in exercise science
- Athletic Trainers
- Cardiac Rehabilitation
- Community Health Worker
- Corporate Wellness
- Corporate Wellness Coordinator
- Exercise Specialist
- Fitness Manager
- Graduate study in occupational therapist
- Health Club Assistant Manager
- Health Coach
- Health Services Manager
- Occupational Therapist
- Personal Trainer
- Public Health Educator
- Recreation therapist
- Recreation therapy and instruction
- Rehabilitation and disability field specialist
- Rehabilitation technologist
- Speech pathologist
- Strength and Conditioning Coach -
- Wellness coordinator
- Working with children who have motor coordination deficits
- Graduate programs in:
- Dental School
- Medical School
- Pharmacy School
- Physical Therapy
- Physician Assistant
- Research-Related Programs
Clinical and Applied Physiology (CAP) Track
This track prepares students to enter post-bachelor's professional degree programs such as physical therapy, physician assistant, medical school, dental school, athletic training, and many other options.
Health, Fitness, and Wellness (HFW) Track
This track prepares students for careers and programs such as strength and conditioning (CSCS®), personal training (CPT), corporate fitness, cardiac rehabilitation, exercise prescription, and graduate school options such as exercise science and many others.
Motor and Rehabilitation Science Track
This track prepares students who want to enter fields such as occupational therapy, speech therapy, and other career options paths in the motor and rehabilitation sciences.
WHY CHOOSE US?
- Long tradition of scientific inquiry and research
- Renown research laboratories
- Highly skilled faculty
Take the next step toward investing in yourself by learning more about our Exercise Science - Bachelor's (BS) program.