Exercise Science Major
Receiving a bachelor's degree (B.S.) in exercise science at SBU will prepare you to pursue any allied health career as you learn how to deal with people who need injury rehabilitation. A combination of coursework in sciences and human development will equip you with the skills needed for a variety of professions.
Hands-on practicum experiences, small class sizes and dedicated faculty will prepare you to either pursue graduate school or enter the workforce immediately following graduation.
Your exercise science courses also will prepare you to take the NSCA Strength and Conditioning and NCSA Personal Training certification exams if you wish to become a certified strength and conditioning coach or personal trainer.
Studying exercise science at SBU is great preparation for career success and advanced education in a variety of fields such as physical therapy, occupational therapy, physician's assistant, personal training, and more. Your faculty advisor will work with you ensure your course plan includes all prerequisites needed for any graduate degree program you wish to pursue.
The Exercise Science degree is offered through SBU's College of Education and Social Sciences.