Caldwell University’s new Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science is designed to expose you to the science, as well as the business, of exercise, fitness, and wellness.
According to the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), Kinesiology and Exercise Science “focuses on the anatomy, physiology, biochemistry, and biophysics of human movement, and applications to exercise and therapeutic rehabilitation. The curriculum includes instruction in biomechanics, motor behavior, motor development and coordination, motor neurophysiology, performance research, rehabilitative therapies, the development of diagnostic and rehabilitative methods and equipment, and related analytical methods and procedures in applied exercise and therapeutic rehabilitation.”
As a graduate of Caldwell University’s Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science program you will:
1. Have acquired a strong foundation in the biological and psychological aspects of exercise and be able to apply this knowledge when assessing fitness and prescribing exercise.
2. Have acquired a strong foundation in sport and fitness administration and be able to apply this knowledge in an exercise business setting.
3. Be prepared for entry level positions in careers and/or graduate programs in fields related to exercise science,
Graduates of the Exercise Science program at Caldwell will be prepared for career opportunities and graduate programs in areas such as fitness training, sports medicine, physical therapy and rehabilitation, athletic training, and more.