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Exercise Science – BS

Bachelor of Science


The Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science focuses on kinesiology science concepts in human movement, exercise, and wellness.


Course Length

69 Credit Hours


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This program prepares students for positions in settings such as fitness/wellness centers, personal training, coaching, rehabilitation sciences, and health and wellness education. This B.S. degree can also serve as preparation for post-baccalaureate study in areas such as physical therapy, chiropractic, human growth, aging, athletic training, biomechanics, exercise physiology, sport management, sport psychology, and more. The B.S. degree is a more in depth major with additional coursework in Biology, Mathematics, and Human Anatomy.

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According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment in healthcare occupations is projected to grow 15 percent from 2019 to 2029, adding about 2.4 million new jobs. Healthcare occupations are projected to add more jobs than any of the other occupational groups. This program offers opportunities in a variety of healthcare fields, including strength and conditioning, fitness, rehabilitation, nutrition, and clinical exercise physiology. It also prepares students for a number of graduate programs such as physical therapy, occupational therapy, athletic training, and chiropractic.

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Program Details

Faculty for the Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science program are experts in the field with deep professional and personal backgrounds in the study of movement, wellness, and human physical activity. Their passion for their respective areas of focus come through in exceptional academic and physical instruction.

The 69-credit program includes study of biology, chemistry, human anatomy, foundations of exercise and sports science, nutrition, psychology, biomechanics, athletic training, injury prevention, and other relevant coursework.

This BS program also allows exploration of the physical aspects of aging, advanced mathematical and statistical study, and other options through exciting electives.

A hands-on required internship also exposes CSP students to gain relevant, useful experience in the field working alongside professionals.


The support system you’ll enjoy at CSP continues far past the day you receive your diploma. Our Office of Career Development helps students and alumni find meaningful work through job & internship assistance, networking opportunities, interview prep, and much more.

Student Outcomes

Jade Weller

Exercise Science

Nic Rudolph

Physical Therapist, NovaCare Rehabilitation

Meet Our Faculty

Our world-class faculty use their decades of experience to nurture your success from the first day of class all the way to graduation— and beyond.

Dr. Katie Fischer

Dean of the College of Health and Science

Dr. Samuel Haag

Associate Professor of Kinesiology and Health Sciences

Joseph Ostrem, PhD.

Associate Professor of Kinesiology and Health Sciences