Explore human movement and promote healthy lifestyles.
You know the value of fitness to your own well-being. You're ready to teach others.
In Ursuline's undergraduate Exercise Science program, you'll hone your scientific-inquiry skills in core biology and applied physiology courses. From this base, you'll explore human movement and its importance for the overall health and well-being of people of various ages and states of wellness.
A major in Exercise Science provides an excellent foundation for careers in any fitness or allied healthcare profession. For instance, you may work in a corporate wellness intervention program, a hospital setting, or for a health club. You'll help to meet the growing demand for quality healthcare professionals.
Careers: Exercise Science Bachelor’s Degree Program
Graduates of the Exercise Science program can pursue their interests in a variety of careers. Some obtain entry-level jobs to gain experience and develop their work skills; others seek additional education to enter specialized professional programs.
For students interested in obtaining employment immediately after graduation, options include:
- Exercise physiologist (i.e. cardiac rehab)
- Strength and conditioning coach
- Fitness Trainer/Instructor
- Corporate wellness
- Recreational Therapist (therapeutic recreation)
- Pharmaceutical and medical equipment sales
For students interested in pursuing a graduate degree, programs include:
- Medicine and dentistry
- Physical therapy and occupational therapy
- Athletic Training
- Physician assistant
- Registered Dietician
- Orthotic and Prosthetic