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B.S. in Exercise Science: Fitness Specialist

Residential Fitness Specialist Program (B.S.)

Prepare for your future career with a Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science: Fitness Specialist from Liberty University. Learn how to help people of all ages and fitness levels improve their health through exercise interventions. Gain experience creating individual exercise programs that account for chronic medical conditions and performing health-related physical fitness and exercise testing.

Study under professors who are grounded in their Christian worldview and are available to mentor, guide, and support their students throughout their academic journey. Enhance your degree by sitting for certification exams and completing a hands-on internship that will help you obtain future employment.

Topics you will study:

  • Exercise physiology
  • Biomechanics
  • Exercise prescription
  • Exercise leadership
  • Sports nutrition

Academic Information for the B.S. in Exercise Science: Fitness Specialist

Credit Hours

120 credit hours

Program of Study

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

Admission Requirements

View Liberty’s undergraduate admissions requirements

Featured Fitness Specialist Courses

  • Physical Fitness (PHED 101)
  • Group Exercise Instruction (EXSC 315)
  • PHED Activity Course
  • Exercise Prescription (EXSC 460)

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Career Opportunities for Fitness Specialist Program Graduates

  • Exercise Physiologist
  • Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation Fitness Specialist
  • Fitness/Wellness Center Manager
  • Corporate/Employee Fitness Director
  • Personal Trainer