Exercise Science

Offered as a major (B.S.)

Learning in motion.

Exercise Science is an interdisciplinary program that prepares you for allied health, human movement, and physical education career opportunities.

You will also be prepared to enter additional educational programs for medicine, physical therapy, sports medicine, biomechanics, teaching, and other health and movement related fields.

The Curriculum

Research is a key element of your academic work as an exercise science major. You'll take an active role in laboratory experiences throughout your studies, culminating in an independent research project in your chosen specialty.

You will be encouraged to participate in internships and volunteer throughout the community in venues relating to your particular emphasis and future professional aspirations.

The Professors

Your Future

Many of the careers associated with a degree in exercise science require additional education, certification, or licensure beyond an undergraduate degree. As such, upon graduation, students are prepared to enter additional educational programs in medicine, physical therapy, athletic training/sports medicine ,exercise physiology, biomechanics, fitness management, nutrition, teaching physical education, and other health and movement related fields.

Graduate Schools

  • George Washington University
  • University of Southern California
  • Penn State University
  • Pima Medical Institute
  • Yale University
  • Palmer Chiropractic College
  • Duke University
  • Western University of Health Sciences


  • Cirque du Soleil
  • Camarillo Family YMCA
  • Chiropractic Sports Institute
  • Elite Fitness Plus
  • Fire Department
  • Hand Rehabilitation Specialists
  • Los Robles Regional Medical Center
  • Southern California Orthopedic Institute

Career Paths

  • Athletic Trainer
  • Health Coach
  • Physical Therapy Aide
  • Firefighter
  • Sports Medicine Nurse
  • Phlebotomist
  • Lifeguard Trainer
of our students are either enrolled in graduate programs or working in their chosen career within nine months of graduation.

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