Contact: Professor Mark Kelley
The Exercise Science major will prepare students to work as a professional in the health and fitness industry and will prepare students to be accepted and successful in a variety of graduate programs in the health care professions. These professions include physical therapy, occupational therapy, chiropractic, physician’s assistant and medical doctor. Students will learn how to conduct fitness assessments, evaluate risks factors and health behaviors, develop and implement safe & effective exercise prescriptions. The curriculum will provide a strong science base in anatomy & physiology, exercise physiology, biomechanics, exercise prescription and assessment and working with special populations.