The Department of Exercise and Sport Science offers the following programs:
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.
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 prepares students for a profession dedicated to the prevention, treatment, and rehabilitation of injuries to the physically active.
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.
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.