Have you always wanted to help people reach their full fitness potential? Do you have an interest in how the body responds to physical training? Want to work hands-on with clients assessing health and fitness related measures? Ever considered doing applied sport-related research? Then, let the exercise and sport science major at the College of Health Care Sciences prepare you to become a competent and progressive leader in the fitness and sport science-related arenas. Our faculty combine real-world experience with hard science, much of which comes out of our very own state-of-the-art laboratory, in order to enable you to work in clinic/hospital, university, community, and corporate settings that serve the physically active. You will also be prepared to pursue graduate study in movement sciences and allied-health fields.
Take a moment to explore the supporting Web pages for this program. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me.
Monique Mokha, Ph.D., ATC, CSCS
Associate Professor and Director for Exercise and Sport Science
College of Health Care Sciences
Why Choose This Major?
- This major gives students the opportunity to explore the movement sciences and directly apply practical skills.
- The major offers challenging and rewarding practicum experiences with the physically active population that compliments didactic coursework.
- Students graduating from this program have the opportunity to continue on to graduate studies or immediately begin an exciting career in exercise science.
- The Bachelor of Science in Exercise and Sport Science program prepares students for graduate degree programs that emphasize research as well as master's and doctoral degree programs in exercise physiology.
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