What Can You Do With an Exercise Science Degree?
- <blockquote class="quote-block--simple"> <p> “Sports and exercise nutrition has opened my mind to another possible field that I can go into with my degree. Plus, I’ve always wanted to learn how nutrition can affect us in our everyday lives.”</p> <p class="blockquote-author"><strong>Chasity Lopez</strong>, Class of 2024, Exercise Science</p> </blockquote>
You can gain practical experience in our various high-tech lab facilities. They include medical-grade equipment, like an EKG machine, metabolic cart, ergometers, biological impedance instrumentation and a hologic DEXA X-ray machine. In addition to your classes, you can work on high-level research projects in the labs with your professors, which can give you an advantage when applying for jobs or for graduate or professional school.
You’ll “Fit” Right In
Stay fit and keep your competitive edge by participating in our nationally recognized intramurals program that features more than 2,000 students competing every year. You can also join a club sports team and compete against other colleges in sports like rugby, powerlifting, handball and rodeo. We also have a Kappa Mu Omega student organization that will expose you to a variety of networking and professional development opportunities.
Our Ben Kelly Center for Human Performance is one of the most popular buildings on campus. It houses an extensive weight room, fitness machines, rock-climbing walls, full-size gym, indoor pool and indoor track. Right next door is our Health and Human Services Building with its state-of-the-art simulation and skills labs, as well as a computer lab equipped with BodyViz software for even more interactive learning.
Committed to Your Success
Our Freshman College is a one-stop resource for programs and services that help you transition into college life, improve your communication skills, and engage in active learning. You can also get academic help in the Math Lab and Writing Center, receive peer mentoring and tutoring through Supplemental Instruction, or set up online tutoring sessions.