The Exercise Science program offers students excellent preparation for graduate work in adapted physical education, adult or corporate fitness, biomechanics, exercise physiology, motor control, ergonomics, sport psychology, and sports medicine. In addition, the exercise science major may prepare for graduate-level education in physical therapy, occupational therapy, medicine, dentistry, podiatry, optometry, chiropractic, osteopathy, and other allied health fields.
Students planning to enter the job market with an undergraduate major in exercise science prepare for entry-level employment with corporate and community fitness programs, health clubs, and similar fitness-related industries. The strong emphasis on applied science in the program makes it suitable for students who are interested in coaching but do not wish to teach in public elementary or secondary schools. Positions in sales or marketing of medical, fitness,
and sports-related equipment may be appropriate for students with this degree.
Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology
Major in Exercise Science
124 credit hours with a minimum 2.0 GPA required for graduation
For Older Requirement Lists, visit Undergraduate Degree Programs.
To be eligible for admission into the Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science program, a minimum of 26 credit hours and a cumulative entrance grade point average of 2.5 is required. For more information about IU admission criteria and application materials, please contact:
Office of Admissions
300 North Jordan Avenue
Bloomington, IN 47405-7700
Phone: (812) 855-0661