ABOUT THIS DEGREE
Life University’s Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science prepares graduates for rewarding careers in cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation, sport injury management, health promotion, corporate fitness and community-based fitness and wellness programs.
Those planning to go on to advanced study in preparation for careers in exercise physiology, clinical exercise physiology, kinesiology, biomechanics, athletic training, physical and occupational therapy, nutrition, Chiropractic, medicine or research will find Life University’s Bachelor of Exercise Science degree equips them well for the challenges of graduate study and sets them apart from the competition.
Life University’s exercise science students receive the highest-quality education and technical instruction in the disciplines of anatomy, biology, biochemistry, physiology and kinesiology, and they apply this knowledge to a range of populations. They also learn to work with the body as an innately intelligent organism and to care for athletes and community members through the LIFE Sport Science Institute (LSSI); our public clinic, Center for Health and Optimum Performance (C-HOP); and in a variety of internship/externship or practicum settings, including cardiac rehabilitation and adult fitness programs offered by hospitals, corporations and community organizations.
- Fitness Center Manager
- Corporate Fitness Officer
- Food Company Salesperson
- Strength & Conditioning Specialist
- Sports Trainer
For more information on degree specifics, requirements and curriculum offerings, please visit Life University’s Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science Catalog page.
From the Bureau of Labor Statistics: Employment of exercise physiologists is projected to grow 10% from 2018 through 2028, faster than the average of all occupations.
From the Bureau of Labor Statistics: The median annual wage for exercise physiologists was $49,170 in May 2018.
Jonathan Beausejour, Exercise Science
“With LIFE being a chiropractic and a health-conscious school, I knew it would be the best opportunity not only for me to get an education, but to also optimize my health, playing basketball the best way I can.”
“I think I have a greater grasp of what I want to do in my career because of what Life University has offered me. All the instructors are here to not just help you get through the program and to do their job, but to help you achieve outside the program and into your career. They really care.”
Life University has nearly 100 student groups including:
- Sport Health Science Club
- Campus Activities Board (CAB)
- Life University Student Ambassadors
- Student LIFEForce
- Life U Food & Nutrition Club
- Student American Black Chiropractic Association (SABCA)
- Multicultural Student Association
- Gay Straight Alliance (GSA)
- Life University Student Council
- Life University Ice Hockey Club
- Safe Space
- Vital Source student news
For a complete list of ways to get involved at LIFE, visit Engage.LIFE.edu.
Other Relevant Information
Life University offers leading-edge, vital health science degrees in a dynamic community that empowers and inspires individuals to discover and design lives of success and significance. And since Life University’s exercise science program graduates play diverse and pivotal roles in the field of sports medicine and performance, a Life University degree gives students an edge over the competition. While traditional exercise and sport science focuses on diagnosing and treating chronic conditions and injury related to athletic activity, Life University takes it to the next level by helping individuals achieve optimal athletic performance.
Life University offers the Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science degree on campus. LIFE is conveniently located in Marietta, Georgia, part of the thriving Atlanta metro area, and is only 35 minutes from Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. To learn more about our online programs, visit our Online Degree Programs page.