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, fitness, and performance of patients, athletes, 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 exercise prescription. And you’ll get the education needed for a number of certifications.
What Kind of Job Can I Get?
Our exercise physiology major prepares you for jobs in areas such as:
- Sport specific training
- Cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation
With the right prerequisites, our majors are also prepared to enter graduate school for:
- Physical therapy
- Athletic training
- Occupational therapy
The Exercise Physiology program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP, www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of the Committee of Accreditation for the Exercise Sciences (CoAES).
Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
25400 US Highway 19 N., Suite 158
Clearwater, FL 33763
The Exercise Physiology Program is a National Strength and Conditioning Association Education Recognition Program. The ERP recognizes and distinguishes schools with strength and conditioning curricula that prepares students for NSCA certification exams.