The study of physiological and functional adaptations to movement. The major is broad based and includes general study in biology, chemistry, biochemistry, anatomy and physiology, kinesiology, exercise physiology, and fitness programming. The major in exercise science will prepare students for employment in fitness centers, research laboratories, or as exercise technicians in cardiac rehabilitation centers. The curriculum provides an excellent foundation for those interested in pursuing graduate degrees in movement based fields, as well as for those wishing to pursue a professional degree in medicine or in the rehabilitation sciences such as Physical or Occupational Therapy.
Waters College of Health Professions
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Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology in Exercise Science
Master of Science in Kinesiology in Exercise Science
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*Requires additional schooling, training and/or certification.
Professional and Student Organizations
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|Medical Fitness Association||Exercise Science Club|
|National Athletic Trainer’s Association|
|American Fitness Professionals and Associates|
|American Physical Therapy Association|
Last updated: 8/2/2019