A Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science prepares students to pursue careers in health, fitness, and wellness promotion.
Dr. Lori DeLong
Dean School of Health and Sports Science
Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science
Students learn how to create and execute exercise programs that are both safe and effective for a variety of individuals while promoting wellness within individuals of different fitness levels and abilities.
The job outlook in the field of exercise science is projected to grow much faster than the average for all occupations. Some characteristics of professionals in the field of exercise science include excellent communication and interpersonal skills, critical thinking, decision-making and compassion. The desire to help people live healthier lives is the key.
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- Coursework and information to take exercise-related certification exams
- Hands-on internship in chosen career path
- Health and Sports Science lab with exercise testing
Fitness Instructor or Personal Trainer
Strength and Conditioning Coach
Clinical Exercise Physiologist
Health and Wellness Instructor
“Exercise Science has the potential to be a fast-growing profession with the Exercise is Medicine global health initiative. Those who study exercise science learn how to help change people’s lives for the better through physical activity, nutrition, improving performance, wellness and preventing chronic diseases. It is a profession where students get to pursue their love of helping people to be a better, healthier version of themselves.”
Lori DeLong, PhD, ATC
Dean, School of Health and Sports Science
Associate Professor of Kinesiology
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