Sports and Exercise Sciences - Exercise Science Degree


About the SES - Exercise Science Degree

This degree track prepares a student for employment in a variety of sport performance and rehabilitative settings. Additionally, this degree track, through appropriate use of electives, provides for preparation for graduate programs in exercise science, allied health, or other related areas.

This degree is for the student who wants:

  • an in-depth exercise science curriculum focused on biomechanics, exercise physiology and multiple areas of human performance;
  • to seek further education in occupational therapy, physical therapy or other areas of medicine;
  • direct involvement with human performance research through activities in the Biomechanics and Human Performance Research Laboratories.

Degree Requirements & Resources

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Career Opportunities

Students gain knowledge for career opportunities or preparation for additional education in career areas including, but not limited to:

  • Biomechanics
  • Exercise Physiology
  • Nutrition
  • Sport Performance
  • Strength Training
  • Allied Health Professions: Athletic Training, Cardiac Rehabilitation, Chiropratic, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Physician Assistant, Prosthetics, and many others.

See the Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Handbook for more industry and career information.

Scholarships & Program Cost

There are numerous scholarships and financial aid programs available to SES - Exercise Science degree students. 

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Department of Sports & Exercise Sciences
VHAC 217
(806) 651-2370