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Department of Exercise and Rehabilitative Sciences 




If you are interested in working with people in one of the many healthcare fields, a future in this department may be for you. You will become an expert in the science of the human body while applying skills in real life situations as you "learn by doing." 

Our two distinct programs, Athletic Training and Exercise Science, offer you a solid education, hands on practical experiences and internships, and the start to your career in the healthcare field which will allow you to impact the lives of others. If you’re ready to begin your journey, you should take a closer look at these programs.

 Athletic Training


Exercise Science



Many of the Exercise and Rehabilitative Sciences Department's faculty members participated in the 5K run/2K walk on September 22, 2012 to kick off the inaugural week festivities for the installation of SRU's new president, Dr. Cheryl Norton.  Kneeling are Mrs. Joy Urda and President Cheryl Norton; standing are Dr. Susan Hannam (Dean of the College of Health, Environment and Science), Dr. Jeremy Dicus, Dr. Marketa Schublova, Dr. Jackie Williams, Dr. Michael Holmstrup, Mrs. Susan Herman, Dr. Kimberly Smith, Dr. Jeffrey Lynn, Dr. Patricia Pierce, Dr. Carena Winters, Dr. Brock Jensen, and Dr. Bonnie Siple.

Undergraduate Research in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math
Department Office:
304 Patterson Hall
Slippery Rock University
Slippery Rock, PA  16057
Department Phone:
(724) 738-4864
Department Fax:
(724) 738-4890