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With your degree in Exercise Science from Slippery Rock University, you will be prepared to begin a career in the field or continue on to graduate school in one of many healthcare related fields.

The Exercise Science Program at Slippery Rock University is one of the most prestigious programs of its kind in the country. As a student in this major, you will prepare to become a leader in the industry while developing expertise in utilizing cutting edge technology and hands on learning experiences under the careful supervision of a student-centered faculty. The curriculum provides you with a strong science base including anatomy, exercise physiology, and biomechanics, and then allows you to apply this knowledge in practical experiences working with "real" people.

The Exercise Science Program became one of the first six schools in the nation to receive accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Programs (CAAHEP), the largest programmatic accreditor in the health-sciences field. The program is also endorsed by the National Strength and Conditioning Association.


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Watch Exercise Science Students in SRU Student Success Stories Videos:

Nathan Merhaut

Donald Robinson


Undergraduate Research in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math