Dean Dantley getting his pulse taken

Program Focus

The Exercise and Health Science area of study is designed to provide breadth and depth of knowledge in the physiological and psychological functioning of human beings under a variety of environmental, nutritional, and activity conditions.

Targeted Careers

Career positions targeted by the Exercise and Health Science program include:

  • Research and teaching positions in university settings
  • Allied health positions in clinics or laboratories (e.g., cardio-pulmonary rehabilitation, bariatric surgery, diabetes management)
  • Health and fitness specialists
  • Strength and conditioning specialists
  • Medicine
  • Physical/occupational therapy
  • Clinical research
  • Positions in companies that develop, test, market and sell health/fitness and performance related products.