College of Education Health and Human Services
School of Health Sciences

About This Program

The Exercise Science B.S. program focuses on the scientific study of human movement and exercise, preparing students for careers in fields such as sports performance, rehabilitation, fitness and health promotion. You'll learn from experienced faculty members and gain hands-on experience through internships, research opportunities and our state-of-the-art exercise science lab. Read more...

Contact Information

Program Delivery

  • Delivery:
    • In person
  • Locations:
    • Kent Campus

Examples of Possible Careers and Salaries*

Exercise physiologists

  • 11.3% much faster than the average
  • 19,800 number of jobs
  • $50,280 potential earnings

Physical therapists

  • 18.2% much faster than the average
  • 258,200 number of jobs
  • $91,010 potential earnings

Additional Careers

  • Strength and Conditioning Coach
  • Exercise specialist

Careers Requiring Additional Education

  • Pre-Physical/Occupational
  • Therapy/Podiatric Medicine
  • Exercise physiologist
  • Physical therapist


Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs, Committee on Accreditation for the Exercise Sciences

National Strength and Conditioning Education Recognition Program

* Source of occupation titles and labor data comes from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics' Occupational Outlook Handbook. Data comprises projected percent change in employment over the next 10 years; nation-wide employment numbers; and the yearly median wage at which half of the workers in the occupation earned more than that amount and half earned less.