Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science
Exercise science is the study of movement and associated functional responses and adaptations. The field requires knowledge of human anatomy, chemistry, biology, physiology, biomechanics, exercise prescription, psychology and nutrition. Those who earn degrees in exercise science often work within the field of sports medicine and may pursue advanced degrees in areas such as exercise physiologist, medical doctor, physician assistant or physical therapist. The degree blends education in basic and applied science for students seeking careers in sport science and medicine and highlights university relationships with local sport organizations and health care providers.
Explore Exercise Science 4-Year Degree Sub Plans
For those students seeking to be become a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) through the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA). This degree option provides foundational knowledge in exercise science with specialized training in strength and conditioning.
For those students seeking to be become board certified Athletic Trainers, this degree option provides an accelerated pathway to the Master of Science in Athletic Training (MSAT) through the concurrent BS/MS degree program.