Exercise Physiology

Want to keep couch potatoes off the couch? Help cardiac patients get their hearts in shape?

With this major (BS degree) you’ll learn how to improve the health and fitness of athletes, patients, and others. The major is built around a solid foundation of evidence-based theory and hands-on learning with classroom experiences and internships in area clinics.

What Will I Study?

Your courses will cover a range of topics including physiological assessments, emergency and injury care, laboratory techniques, sports nutrition, and kinesiology. And you’ll get training for a number of certifications.

What Kind of Job Can I Get?

Our exercise physiology major prepares you for jobs in areas such as:

  • Fitness centers
  • Hospitals
  • Recreation departments
  • Clinics

What Are Some of Our Graduates Doing?

  • Health and Wellness Director, Richmond County YMCA
  • Occupational Therapy graduate student, Shenandoah University

Program Accreditation

Accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP)
1361 Park Street, Clearwater, Fla. 33756

The exercise physiology program offers intimate class sizes, king-size relationships with professors, personal relationships nurtured outside the classroom and unique opportunities.
Mary Mohay '08, Certified Physical Trainer
The program’s exceptional faculty of enthusiastic and passionate professors have enhanced bridging the gap between foundational scientific knowledge and practical field use.
Ryan Troupe '07, NSCA-CSCS