When this major was established in 1998 it was the only associate's degree program in the nation with a total fitness emphasis.
Employment of fitness trainers and aerobics instructors is projected to grow 8% through 2025, about as fast as the average for all occupations. (source)
There is no better feeling than knowing that I have helped a client improve their physical and mental health just by instructing them through an exercise session.
Jordan Pennypacker, Applied Health Studies: Fitness Specialist (BAS)
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Exercise Science Mission Statement
Our mission is to provide the Exercise Science student with hands-on education experiences necessary for employment in commercial and private sectors, wellness management, and/or sports performance.
We will prepare the Exercise Science student to exhibit the highest level of professionalism while implementing safe and effective exercise prescriptions.
Youth Training for Athletic Development
4-week sport-specific summer program for student athletes