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Exercise Science

Designed for students interested in all aspects of human movement.

B.S. in Exercise Science Programs

The Exercise Science track prepares students for careers in strength and conditioning, exercise leadership, and personal training, among others. Many students continue on to graduate studies in exercise science. Courses include learning objectives for the American College of Sports Medicine’s Health Fitness Specialist certification.

The Pre-Physical Therapy track is for students who are interested in applying exercise science to careers including, but not limited to, physical therapy, physician assistant, nutrition, and nursing. This program is designed so the student may fulfill prerequisite courses necessary for application to professional school programs, while studying exercise science.

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» View the B.S. in Exercise Science: Pre-Physical Therapy and Allied Health Track plan of study

» View the Joint degree programs in Physical Therapy 
Offered in conjunction with New York Medical College and New York Institute of Technology. 

M.S. in Exercise Science Program

The program is designed to prepare students to work with a wide variety of populations including high level and recreational athletes as well as people who are diagnosed with cardiovascular, pulmonary, neurological, orthopedic and metabolic problems.

Graduates of the Exercise Science Program go on to careers in Clinical Exercise Physiology, Cardiac Rehabilitation, Personal Training and Strength and Conditioning. Some pursue doctoral degrees in Allied Health, Medical School, and Exercise Physiology.

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Optional emphasis in adult fitness/cardiac rehabilitation, research or sports medicine.

Graduate Assistantships are available on a competitive basis. Find more information and download the Graduate Assistantship application (PDF) for the Exercise Science master’s degree program.

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