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Programs

The Department of Exercise and Sport Science offers the following programs:

Master’s Degrees

Athletic Training, M.S.

The Master of Science in Athletic Training is a full-time residency program that prepares students for successful completion of the national Board of Certification, Inc. (BOC) examination and for careers in athletic training.

Bachelor’s Degrees

Applied Exercise Science, B.S.

This program is designed to prepare students with the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to become health fitness instructors and human performance specialists through a strong academic and applied background.

Athletic Training, B.A.

Athletic Training prepares students for a profession dedicated to the prevention, treatment, and rehabilitation of injuries to the physically active.

Physical Education, B.A.

Physical Education is a teacher preparation program. Students study such topics as fitness and wellness development and assessment, movement exploration, and motor development, as well as gain a thorough preparation in teaching methods.

Minors

Athletic Coaching Minor

Academic majors other than physical education may complete 22 units of specific courses for an Athletic Coaching Minor. A coaching practicum or other related field experience, in cooperation with the local schools or other organizations, is required.

Note: This information is current for the 2013-14 academic year; however, all stated academic information is subject to change. Please refer to the current Academic Catalog for more information.