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The Marshall University School of Kinesiology brings majors that provide a unique approach to healthcare. The B.S. degree in Athletic Training offers a variety of options that prepare students to become health care professionals practicing as certified athletic trainers and to apply for graduate level healthcare programs including medicine, physician’s assistant, and physical therapy. The B.S. Exercise Science majors have the choice of specializing in Clinical Exercise Physiology or Applied Exercise Physiology. Graduates pursue careers in fitness, wellness, performance enhancement, chronic disease management, and weight management. This degree also prepares students to apply for graduate level healthcare programs including schools in medicine, physician’s assistant, and physical therapy. While the B.A. degree in Physical Education offers a concentration in Sport Management and Marketing, these students can pursue fields such as athletic administration, sport management, sport finance, sport accounting, promotions, marketing, and sport agency. This program also prepares graduates to pursue graduate level degrees in business and sport administration.