Admissions: Programs of Study

Exercise Science

Our exercise science program is designed for students who are interested in health and fitness and wish to pursue a career in these fields. Exercise science is the study of the way physical activity changes your body.

Hands-On Experience

Students in our exercise science program benefit from hands-on experiences both in and outside of class, including a yearlong internship.

Prepare for Graduate Study

An exercise science degree provides an excellent foundation for graduate study in a variety of related fields:

  • Exercise physiology
  • Physical and occupational therapy
  • Medicine
  • Dentistry
  • Pharmacy

    Degree: Bachelor of Science (BS) in Exercise Science
    Program Website
    College: College of Health and Human Services
    Department Website: Athletic Training and Exercise Science


    Middle States Commission on Higher Education

    Contact Information

    Office of University Admissions

    Chairperson: Shelby W. Yeager, Chair HPE
    Department of Health and Physical Education

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