Exercise Science Degree



Exercise Science is an accredited program through
CAAHEP (Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs).


The B.S. Exercise Science program is recognized by the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) Education Recognition Program (ERP). The NSCA (ERP) recognizes and distinguishes programs with approved and standardized strength and conditioning or personal training curricula. Recognized programs are designed to prepare students for the NSCA-Certified Personal Trainer® (NSCA-CPT®) or NSCA Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist® (CSCS®) certifications.

The Exercise Science program is a scientifically based program designed to prepare competent entry-level Exercise Science professionals in the cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills), and affective (abilities) learning domains. The Exercise Science program offers a diversified program that includes both introductory and advanced coursework, laboratory experiences and the opportunity for practical application of knowledge through community and research-based experiences. The program can also be used as pre-professional preparation for postgraduate study in exercise science or other health-related disciplines including physical therapy, occupational therapy and medical programs. The Exercise Science program is designed to prepare students for appropriate professional certifications through the American College of Sports Medicine, National Strength and Conditioning Associate and International Society for Sports Nutrition. For information regarding program admission, please contact the Wellstar College of Health and Human Services Advising Center at https://wellstarcollege.kennesaw.edu/advising.

  • What can you do with an Exercise Science degree?

    Many of our graduates enter careers in

    • fitness
    • physical therapy
    • occupational therapy
    • strength and conditioning
    • kinesiology
    • medical programs
    • sports performance
    • sports medicine
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