Exercise Science Major

Sports MedicineThe exercise science program at William Woods is housed in the $1.3 million Center for Human Performance, which includes state-of-the-art equipment in exercise testing and rehabilitation.

Our program is designed to provide you with the academic preparation and practical experience to serve as a fitness/exercise specialist in a variety of physical fitness, wellness, health enhancement and/or rehabilitative settings. The specialized coursework is concentrated in the areas of exercise physiology, biomechanics, fitness/wellness assessment and exercise leadership and programming.

The growth of fitness, sports and wellness programs continues to create a need for well-trained professionals able to handle multiple roles in organizations. To meet these challenging roles, you must be trained to think critically, communicate effectively, work well as a team member, utilize the latest in technologies and demonstrate competency.

Our program culminates with a course specifically designed to prepare you for the certification examination offered by a nationally recognized and respected organization, such as the National Strength and Conditioning Association or American College of Sports Medicine.

Bachelor of Science

The Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science comprises 43 credits. This degree does not require a minor.