You will be prepared for a broad range of health-related careers and graduate study.
Opportunities to work in collaboration with Strength & Conditioning coaches and Human Movement Specialists from UC and the surrounding area.
Strong Foundation for careers in areas including physical therapy, athletic training, and occupational therapy.
You can become eligible for several certifications, and have the opportunity to work with clientele of all ages, athletic ability and motivation.
The Exercise Science program offers a unique approach to a career in health care. It is a great choice for students interested in pursuing a career in fitness/wellness, strength & conditioning and rehabilitation sciences. You will be eligible for certifications through the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) and the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM).
Your coursework will include biology, exercise physiology, motor development, movement analysis, fitness and strength and conditioning. You will get to develop and implement programs with individuals and teams, as well as get the opportunity to complete an internship within your senior year. You will develop an understanding and the ability to apply concepts from fitness management, biomechanics and nutrition to promote healthy living across the lifespan.
Students must gain general admission to the University of Charleston to purse the Exercise Science degree.
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