Exercise Physiology Major

Our rigorous curriculum combines a strong foundation in natural and social sciences with concentrated studies in exercise physiology. You’ll complete courses that cover physiology, fitness, health, and management while acquiring and applying communication, leadership, planning, and organizational skills.

By the end of the exercise physiology program, you’ll understand the structure, function, and processes of the body and the multidimensional nature of wellness and be able to design programs that help individuals maintain healthy lifestyles.

Our program features several degree options:

  • 4-year undergraduate
  • 3-year accelerated undergraduate
  • Community college articulation

Each option prepares you for career paths in a variety of health and fitness settings. USciences graduates work in medicine, cardiovascular rehabilitation, corporate wellness, strength and conditioning, sport clinics, and universities.  Some go on to earn their DPT, PA, DrOT, ATC (certified athletic trainer.)

What Sets Us Apart?

  1.  Outstanding opportunities for independent research under the guidance of faculty who are nationally certified specialists. You’ll design a research topic, draft a proposal, collect and analyze data, and more.
  2. Gain valuable internship experience in the heart of the health science industry, surrounded by 250 medical facilities in the Philadelphia region.
  3. Get certified as an exercise physiologist or a strength and conditioning specialist before graduation.
  4. Flexible program options that fit your needs and life.
  5. See different cultures while studying abroad; courses change location yearly.
  6. Lesson the total time and cost to complete a USciences MS or PhD—the integrated graduate credit program allows qualified undergraduates to take up to 15 additional credits of graduate coursework at no extra cost

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