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Bachelors Degree In Exercise Science Liberty University
Credit Hours
Years (Avg.)
Class Type
16-week on-campus courses
Transfer Credits
Up to 90 credit hours can be transferred to Liberty
Next Start Date
Aug 19, 2019

Be a Champion of Health with a Degree in Exercise Science

Are you passionate about health and wellness? Fitness and exercise? Helping others achieve their goals and live out their healthiest lives? We are too! That’s why we’ve created our exercise science degree programs to help you pursue your passions in an exciting and fulfilling career.

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Why Choose Liberty’s Exercise Science Program?

By pursuing one of our exercise science degrees, you can rest easy knowing that the program is both highly esteemed and challenging. You’ll learn from exercise science professionals, get hands-on experience, and work with some of the latest technology in the field.

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What Will You Learn in Our Exercise Science Program?

While you’re studying in our exercise science program, you’ll receive all the knowledge and training you need to succeed in either a fitness specialist position or in the graduate school of your choice. We have provided a curriculum that is foundational to your future career and education.

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Degree Info
Potential Careers
Admission Requirements

Highlights of Our Exercise Science Program

  • Our exercise science program is nationally accredited by the Commission of the Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP).
  • Based on the Annual Exercise Science Alumni Survey of 2017, the Exercise Science program has a positive placement rate of 95%.
  • Every professor has real life experience and has earned his or her doctorate in a related field.
  • Guaranteed hands on experience with laboratory, practicum, and internship opportunities.
  • Our Human Performance Lab, Motion Analysis Lab, Functional Assessment Labs and Standardized Patient Assessment Labs will ensure you are on the cutting edge of technology in your field.
  • Our students exceed the national pass rate on the American College of Sports Medicine Exercise Physiologist Certification Exam (ACSM C-EP), National Strength and Condition Association Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist Exam (NSCA CSCS), and State Board of Certification Athletic Training Licensing Exam (BoC).

Exercise Science Degree Information

  • Residential format
  • 120-126 total credit hours
  • Transfer in up to 50% of your major-specific credits and 75% of your total degree
  • This program falls under the School of Health Sciences.
  • View our Course Catalog.

Career Opportunities for Exercise Science Graduates

  • Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation Fitness Specialist
  • Chiropractor
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Exercise Physiologist
  • Fitness Facility of Wellness Center Owner/Operator
  • Personal Trainer
  • Physician
  • Physician Assistant
  • Physical Therapist
  • Prosthetics Specialist
  • Registered Dietician

Admission Requirements for Undergraduate Degrees

Every application is reviewed by the admission committee on a case-by-case basis, meaning there are no set minimums for acceptance. However, all applicants must submit the following documents* for admission:

  • Admission application
  • Official high school transcripts
  • Official college transcripts (if applicable)
  • SAT, ACT, or CLT scores
  • Admission essay

*Note that additional documentation may be requested by the admission committee after your application has been received.

The Exercise Science program has additional admission requirements to be admitted to the program. For more information, review our Admission and Retention Guidelines.

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