Prerequisite: EXSC 4000. Completion of a research study in exercise science including preparation of Institutional Review Board documents, collection and analysis of research data, preparation of research report, and presentation of research findings.
There are also many bachelor programs available such as Personal Training, Physical Therapy Assistant, and Athletic Training that the Associate’s Degree coursework in Exercise Science prepares you for.
The primary goals of the Exercise Science program are demonstrate an understanding of general principles of exercise science concepts, ability to apply basic nutrition and weight management, and an understanding of safety, injury prevention and emergency procedures.
Exercise science can be used to launch a career in athletic training, personal training, group exercise instructor, coaching, strength and conditioning specialist, physical education teacher, recreation director and sports management. Your degree can prepare you as an occupational therapy assistant, as a physical therapy assistant, or for transfer to bachelors programs in related fields in nearby universities.
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