Exercise Physiology Major - Career Outcomes

As the exercise physiology field grows, so too do its career opportunities. Our program prepares students for a variety of career paths and graduate studies—including the USciences MS and PhD in health policy, MS in biomedical writing, DrOT, DPT, and MBA in pharmaceutical business.

A Career on the Move

Demand for exercise physiologists promises to increase as hospitals and other healthcare providers emphasize exercise and preventive care to help individuals improve their overall health and recover from cardiovascular and pulmonary diseases. Additionally, employers are increasingly valuing fitness, wellness, recreation, and leisure services, leading to more programs for workers.

The result: The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects employment of exercise physiologists to grow 13% from 2016 to 2026—faster than the average for all occupations.

With a degree from USciences, you’re prepared to pursue careers in:

  • Clinical exercise physiology
  • Cardiovascular rehabilitation
  • Corporate wellness
  • Team marketing or management
  • Fitness training
  • Strength and conditioning
  • Health education
  • Health-related product or sport equipment sales

USciences Career Services

From helping you understand your options to making valuable connections, USciences helps you get your career off to a strong start. For information and assistance, contact our Office of Career Services at 215-596-8735.