The field of exercise and sport science includes physical fitness and training for health and performance.
The purpose of this major is to address the public health need of physical inactivity by equipping students with the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary for entry-level exercise and sport science positions in public or private industries or future graduate study in related areas. Additionally, this program will prepare individuals for sport related careers, such as coaching, strength and conditioning, and aerobic training of athletes.
TU’ Exercise and Sport Science program incorporates a wide range of hands-on coursework in addition to a strong science foundation to prepare students for a variety of industry certifications as well as graduate school.
Program Directors: Dr. Jenifer Thorn 229-226-1621; Dr. Deana Baker 229-226-1621 ext 1103
Minor/Electives 30 credits
TOTAL CREDITS 120 Credits
CIP Code 31.0505
Exercise Physiologists help develop fitness and exercise program that help individuals meet their fitness goals. The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates faster than normal growth in this career field (11%). Demand may rise as healthcare providers emphasize exercise and preventive care to help patients improve their overall health.
Bureau of Labor Statistics
Students with no prior college, please provide an official high school transcript or GED. Students with prior college credit must submit official transcripts from all previously attended colleges.
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