Bachelors Degree In Exercise Science Therapeutic Science Liberty University
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Transfer Credits
Up to 75% of the Degree Total can be Transferred to Liberty
Next Start Date
Jan 13, 2020
Accreditation
CAAHEP

Jumpstart Your Career with a Degree in Exercise Science – Therapeutic Science

Do you want to invest in the future of medicine and change lives along the way? We want to help you meet that goal! Our exercise science in therapeutic science degree provides the foundational courses, tools, and experience you need to succeed in a medical profession.

This degree is designed as an alternative track to medical school. With this degree credential, you can apply to physical therapy, occupational therapy, or chiropractor school, as well as pursue further education or careers as a dietician or prosthetist.

Why wait any longer? You want to pursue a career in the medical field that helps others, and we want to help you get there. Our exercise science program is going to propel you forward into a fulfilling career.


Why Choose Liberty’s Exercise Science – Therapeutic Science Degree?

We’re excited that you’re interested in our exercise science program! We have designed this degree to provide all the foundational knowledge, resources, and experience you need to succeed in your future career or apply to the graduate school of your choice.

What’s exciting about our therapeutic science specialization is all the benefits we offer through the program. Here are some things you can look forward to:

  • Our program is nationally accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP), so it will be recognized by whatever graduate program you apply to.
  • All of our professors have years of experience in the field and have earned his or her doctorate in a related program.
  • You’ll gain hands-on experience with required labs, a practicum, and an optional internship.
  • Use top facilities including our Human Performance Lab, Motion Analysis Lab, Functional Assessment Labs, and Standardized Patient Assessment Labs.

Join our exercise science program and we’ll get you one major step closer to your goals in the medical field. We can’t wait to guide you through your academic journey.


What Will You Learn in Our Exercise Science – Therapeutic Science Degree?

At Liberty, we want to provide you with a curriculum that will give you all the knowledge you need to be successful in your future career. With our exercise science specialization in therapeutic science degree, you’ll receive an exciting, unique, and challenging degree that prepares you for your future.

Our exercise science program prepares you to succeed in whatever exercise or medical field you choose. You’ll take courses in musculoskeletal terminology, the history of life, physiology of exercise, the essentials of strength training and conditioning, biomechanics, and exercise leadership.

If you are interested in pursuing our therapeutic science specialization, you’ll study additional courses that will prepare you for medical school. These courses include:

  • Clinical Musculoskeletal Anatomy
  • Healthcare Evidenced-Based Research Analysis
  • Musculoskeletal Injury Assessment
  • Theory of Therapeutic Rehabilitation

View the Degree Completion Plan, and check out our featured courses below for more information about what you’ll learn!

Featured Courses

EXSC 101 – Introduction to Exercise Science

EXSC 310 – Physiology of Exercise

EXSC 350 – Biomechanics

EXSC 461 – Exercise Leadership

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Highlights of Our Exercise Science – Therapeutic Science Degree

  • Our exercise science program is nationally accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP).
  • Based on the Annual Exercise Science Alumni Survey of 2017, the Exercise Science program has a positive job placement rate of 95%.
  • Every professor has years of experience and has earned his or her doctorate in a related field.
  • You are 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 Conditioning Association Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist Exam (NSCA CSCS), and State Board of Certification Athletic Training Licensing Exam.

Exercise Science – Therapeutic Science Degree Information

Career Opportunities for Exercise Science –Therapeutic Science Graduates

  • Chiropractor
  • Occupational Therapist
  • 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.