Exercise and Movement Science Undergraduate Program

Why pursue a degree in exercise and movement science?

  • You’ll gain an in-depth study of human performance and health promotion, and opportunities to explore health-related careers in clinical, commercial, corporate, education and governmental settings.
  • By working in our unique facilities, you’ll amplify your knowledge of exercise and movement science.
  • You’ll receive more than 300 hours of clinical experience working with children and adults through internships and classroom training.
  • Our track options in health studies and pre-professional provide a strong undergraduate foundation for continued education in physical therapy, occupational therapy, physician assistant studies and other pre-health areas.

Track options

Health studies

This track option allows you to explore health-related graduate degrees, or immediate employment in education, promotion, wellness, training and/or performance.


Set yourself up for future graduate study in physical therapy, occupational therapy, physician assistant studies or chiropractic.

Careers and outcomes

As an exercise and movement science graduate, you’ll have opportunities to start your career in a wide range of fields, or continue your education at the graduate level.

Accreditation and certification

The exercise and movement science program is designed to comply with program accreditation criteria set by the Committee on Accreditation for the Exercise Sciences (COAES), and requires that each graduate become professionally certified by a national organization such as the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) or National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA).