Bachelor of Science inExercise Science


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Enrollment (1,400 on-campus undergraduates)


average number of student events per week

10 minutes

travel time to downtown Minneapolis and downtown St. Paul


the year Concordia was founded

Program Overview
Credit Hours: 69

Majoring in Exercise Science involves the study of human movement and how to help people live healthier lives through exercise, rehabilitation and nutrition. You’ll learn kinesiology concepts in human movement, exercise and management. You’ll gain knowledge and skills that are important for any career in fitness or wellness as you take 69 credit hours towards a Bachelor of Science degree. (The B.S. degree carries a larger course load for the major than the B.A. degree, with additional coursework in biology, mathematics and human anatomy.)

The Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science focuses on kinesiology science concepts in human movement, exercise and wellness. This B.S. degree serves as preparation for post-baccalaureate study in areas such as physical therapy, chiropractic, human growth, aging, athletic training, biomechanics, exercise physiology, sports management, sport psychology and more. Additional careers that this exercise science B.S. degree prepares students for include positions in settings such as fitness/wellness centers, personal training, coaching, rehabilitation sciences, health and wellness education. The B.S. degree is a more in depth major with additional coursework in Biology, Mathematics and Human Anatomy.