Exercise Science is a multidisciplinary field of study in active human body. Exercise Science professionals are a part of multidisciplinary team that work to understand and improve the health of a chronic disease patient through therapeutic rehabilitation and the performance of an athlete through strength and conditioning programs.
Exercise Science Professionals will serve in:
- College Sport Teams
- Human and Athletic Performance Centers
- Fitness and Wellness Centers
- Hospital Fitness and Rehabilitation Centers
- University / Industry Research laboratories
- Weight control Program
Students in Marshall University’s Exercise Science have the hand-on experience of Exercise Physiology and Fitness Assessment in state-of-arts exercise physiology laboratory (MUEPL) and the internship opportunity of Clinical Exercise Physiology at Diabetic Exercise Center (a partnership with Cabell Huntington Hospital).
Marshall University Exercise Science students are well-prepared for certifications in exercise such as American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) and National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA).