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Health Sciences

College of Education and Professional Studies

Exercise Science

Exercise Science graduates use knowledge and skills to assess and improve physical status and functional abilities in both healthy and diseased populations. They enter a world where knowledge and skills related to the role of physical activity in health and disease is of ever increasing prophylactic and prescriptive importance. Career possibilities include:

  • Corporate Fitness and Wellness Centers
  • Private Fitness and Health Clubs
  • YMCA and Community Fitness Centers
  • Strength and Conditioning Coaches
  • Athlete Development Programs


Admission Requirements

Admission to the Exercise Science Programs is selective. For details on eligibility for admission, please see individuals programs below, paying special attention to pre-admission requirements.

Students must be admitted to the Exercise Science major prior to enrolling in 300 and above level EXSC classes and a grade of C or better is required for all courses in major and minor programs.



Program Director for Exercise Science

Timothy Burnham, Ph.D.


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