The exercise physiology emphasis will prepare you to be a competent, highly qualified professional in the fitness industry (i.e. corporate fitness), certain areas within allied health care (i.e. cardiac rehabilitation) and athletic performance enhancement careers (i.e. strength and conditioning). This emphasis will also prepare you to pursue graduate studies in exercise physiology or related academic disciplines.


  • The curriculum follows academic program and content recommendations from reputable professional organizations such as the American College of Sports Medicine,the American Society of Exercise Physiologists & the National Strength & Conditioning Association
  • You will have a solid foundation for many of the higher-level professional certifications these organizations offer.

Career opportunities

Potential career paths include certified personal trainer, health/fitness instructor, exercise specialist, registered clinical exercise physiologist, aerobic instructor, certified strength and conditioning specialist,as well as positions in a research lab