The Bachelor of Science degree in exercise science at the University of Mount Union is a program for students interested in pursuing careers in the field of kinesiology or exercise physiology.
The four-year degree offers small class sizes and professors who forge relationships with students, creating an atmosphere well-suited for exceptional learning. Mount Union’s state-of-the-art facilities, not often found at institutions of our size, are available for exercise science students to gain the hands-on experience needed to excel in a rewarding field.
Exercise Science at Mount Union
The exercise science degree program is a two-track program – graduate school track or clinical track. Students have the option to change tracks until their second year of the program.
- Graduate School Track: designed for students who wish to attend graduate school to pursue their intended career of choice. Although not a formal Pre-Physical Therapy Program, Mount Union’s exercise science major provides excellent preparation for students intending to pursue a Doctor of Physical Therapy.
- Applied Track: designed for students who wish to enter the health-related fitness field directly following graduating.
Mount Union’s exercise science major offers extensive opportunities for real-world research with faculty, independently, or with other students. Many of the opportunities have led to students being invited to present their cutting-edge research at industry conferences across the world.