The Exercise Science and Health Promotion program is a non-teacher certifiable program, which prepares students for employment in fitness/wellness centers at worksite (business and industry) medical (hospitals, clinics and HMOs) and strength and conditioning settings. Students are given the necessary cognitive and practical experiences for certification by the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) and National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA). Students are responsible for assessing, interpreting, prescribing and designing health and physical activity programs.
Undergraduate applicants seeking admission to the Exercise Science and Health Promotion Program are required to submit a file of materials for review by the Department of Physical Education and Human Performance. The applicant’s completed file should be submitted prior to September 10 for fall candidates and February 10 for spring candidates of the second semester sophomore year. Applications for admission may be obtained in the Department of Physical Education and Human Performance, Kaiser Hall, Room 0180.