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B.S. in Exercise Science

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Residential Exercise Science Program

The Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science 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 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.

The B.S. in Exercise Science is offered through the Department of Allied Health Professions.

Exercise Science (B.S.) Concentrations

Fitness Specialist

Credit Hours

120 total hours

Degree Completion Plan (DCP)

Exercise Science (B.S.): Fitness Specialist DCP


Therapeutic Science

Credit Hours

127 total hours

Degree Completion Plan (DCP)

Exercise Science (B.S.): Therapeutic Science DCP



The Exercise Science Program at Liberty University is nationally accredited by the Commission for the Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP). Based on the Annual Exercise Science Alumni Survey of 2018, the Exercise Science program has a positive placement rate of 97%.

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