Exercise science is primarily a pre-professional program, preparing students for graduate programs in physical therapy, occupational therapy, physician assistant, medical and dental schools. The exercise science program of study is designed to cover all courses needed to apply to graduate physical therapy programs, as well as many courses needed for other health-related graduate programs.
The Human Physiology major is intended for undergraduate students interested in careers in medicine, biomedical research, industry or other allied health professions for which a comprehensive knowledge of human physiology is required. Students can achieve all of the necessary prerequisite requirements for admission into medical and dental schools and be prepared to take the applicable entrance exams.
Athletic training encompasses the prevention, diagnosis, and intervention of emergency, acute, and chronic medical conditions involving impairment, functional limitations, and disabilities. Graduates can use their entry-level skills to work as certified athletic trainers in high schools, colleges and universities, sports medicine clinics, industrial settings, and professional sports teams.