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.
Strength & Conditioning Option - A specialized option recognized by the National Strength and Conditioning Association for those seeking be become a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS).
Athletic Training Option - 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.