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Exercise Physiology

The Bachelor of Science in Exercise Physiology combines the University’s strengths in anatomy, physiology and basic sciences with the exercise sciences to prepare you for success in the career you want.

To see a sample plan of study, download the Exercise Physiology profile.

About the Program

Through this program, you’ll be ready to jumpstart your career in a variety of roles, including athletic training, exercise physiology, personal training, wellness coaching and athletic management. Your undergraduate education can also serve as the foundation for graduate and advanced study in occupational therapy and physical therapy.

Student Outcomes

In our exercise physiology program, you’ll build the skills you need to succeed, including:

  • Describe the roles of exercise science in various career settings, such as exercise physiology, biomechanics, sports psychology, motor behavior, nutrition, athletic training and sports medicine
  • Describe the relationship between structure and function of the various body systems as they pertain to exercise and athletics
  • Describe human responses and adaptations to exercise as they relate to neuromuscular, metabolic, circulatory and respiratory pathways


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