Sports & Exercise
Sports and Exercise Studies Program prepares you to be skilled in developing and implementing safe and effective exercise programs for multiple populations to achieve wellness, health and/or performance goals.
The Sports & Exercise Studies program prepares you for various opportunities within the health and fitness industry. The sciences of biology, chemistry, anatomy and physiology provide the foundation for the further specialized study of how the human body responds and adapts to the physical stress of exercise. Laboratory activities provide students with the opportunity to gain hands-on experience in selecting, administering, and scoring tests for all components of physical fitness.
In addition, the Sports and Exercise studies program prepares students who are seeking graduate study opportunities specifically in the areas of Exercise Physiology, Athletic Training, Athletic Coaching and Leadership, and/or Physical Therapy.
Potential Career Paths
- Cardiac rehabilitation specialist
- Corporate wellness director
- Community wellness director
- Wellness coach
- Strength and conditioning coach
- Exercise Physiologist
- Personal trainer