Health, Exercise Science, and Recreation Management

School of Applied Sciences, University of Mississippi

Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science

The Exercise Science program at The University of Mississippi prepares students for a broad range of health and fitness related professions through a curriculum that focuses on the applied sciences of exercise physiology, biomechanics, motor control, and the psychology of exercise behavior.  Furthermore, the curriculum ensures that students are presented with the most contemporary issues and trends in the application of exercise for weight management, cardiopulmonary health, maintenance of functional movement throughout the lifespan, and the application of exercise science to athletic performance.

Students who graduate with a degree in Exercise Science often continue to study in areas such as medicine, physical therapy, occupational therapy, nursing, psychology, athletic training, nutrition, and education.  In addition, students can find employment as group exercise instructors, cardiopulmonary rehabilitation specialists, employee fitness coordinators, personal trainers, and strength and conditioning coaches.


What will be required of you?

Click on the links below to explore the requirements and courses you will be required to take to earn a Bachelor of Science Degree in Exercise Science: