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 BS in Exercise Science 



The Exercise Science major will prepare you with the knowledge, skills and abilities to work as a professional in the health and fitness industry. You will be skilled in:

  • Evaluating health behaviors and risk factors
  • Conducting fitness assessments
  • Developing and implementing safe and effective exercise prescriptions
  • Motivating individuals to modify negative health habits and maintain positive lifestyle behaviors.

Exercise Science professionals perform these activities in settings such as:

  • Fitness centers
  • University recreation facilities
  • Corporate wellness
  • Community wellness
  • Rehabilitation
  • Sports performance

You may choose the Exercise Science major as excellent preparation for graduate school.

Learn more about the science-based curriculum by viewing the curriculum guide and the SRU catalog.
  You may choose to get involved in research.
  You may choose to get involved in organizations within the major.

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Watch Exercise Science Students in SRU Student Success Stories Videos:

Nathan Merhaut

Donald Robinson