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Exercise Science & Sports Medicine

  • Explore a wide range of sports medicine and fitness careers through practical lab experiences and high-level academic coursework
  • Develop the skills necessary to become an athletic trainer or a physical/occupational therapist
  • Work with professionals to gain experience in exercise/sports science and physical/occupational therapy


What can I do when I graduate?
Fitness center worker
Health spa worker
Sporting facility worker
Physical therapy aide
Long-term care facility worker
What would I do in this class?
First Aid and emergency procedures
Sports-specific training
Fitness training and coaching
Nutrition and weight management
Sports psychology
Personal fitness
Injury prevention
Exercise physiology
What can I do with further training?
Athletic trainer
Physical Therapist/Assistant
Occupational Therapist
Strength conditioning coach
Exercise science researcher
Exercise Physiologist
Sports Physiologist

Program Quick Facts

College Credits
Available Certifications
Lab Fees
Jamey Harlan University of Akron
Kent State University
National Strength and Conditioning Association Level 1 - $57.00
Level 2 - $45.00
(optional testing fees for ACSM Grp Trainer Certification $279)
(optional testing fees for ACSM Personal Trainer Certification $279)
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