Our exercise science major will prepare you to work as a professional in the health and fitness industry. It will also prepare you to be accepted to and succeed in a variety of graduate programs in the health care professions, including physical therapy, occupational therapy, chiropractic, physician's assistant and medical doctors.
In our program you will learn how to conduct fitness assessments, evaluate risk factors and health behaviors, and develop and implement safe and effective exercise prescriptions. You will receive a strong science base in anatomy and physiology, exercise physiology, biomechanics, exercise prescription and assessment, and working with special populations.
What you can do with a degree in Exercise Science. Suggested 4-year plan of study.