The Exercise Science major prepares students for careers in the health and fitness industry, as well as graduate studies in exercise physiology, physical therapy, occupational therapy, chiropractic, and other health professions.
The Exercise Science Program at Liberty University is nationally accredited by the Commission for the Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP).
The Exercise Science major at Liberty University is designed to produce exercise science professionals who will impact the world of sports, fitness, and wellness. The program will provide the student with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to assess, prescribe exercise for, and monitor clients in a variety of health, wellness, and fitness settings. This program of study provides the student with a thorough immersion into the field of exercise science, by using a combination of classroom, laboratory, practicum, and internship experiences.
Here are a few outside resources that may help further your research in the field of Exercise Science:
Allied Health Profession
American College of Sports Medicine
American Occupational Therapy Association, Inc.
American Physical Therapy Association
Bureau of Labor Statistics - Occupational Handbook
Careers in Sports Medicine and Exercise Science
Gatorade Sports Science Institute
National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy