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B.S. in Exercise Science: Fitness Specialist

120

Credit Hours

Practical Experience

Pursue an internship & gain valuable time in the field

Transfer Credits

Transfer up to 75% of degree total to Liberty

Hands-On Experience

Gain coursework & lab experience to prepare you for what's next

Accreditation

Liberty University is accredited by SACSCOC

Practical Experience

Pursue an internship & gain valuable time in the field

Transfer Credits

Transfer up to 75% of degree total to Liberty

Hands-On Experience

Gain coursework & lab experience to prepare you for what's next

Accreditation

Liberty University is accredited by SACSCOC

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

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)

Career Opportunities for Fitness Specialist Program Graduates

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