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Exercise Physiology Program

The Exercise Physiology bachelor of science program at UMass Lowell gives students the confidence and skills necessary to educate, transform and inspire people to live healthier lives.

A Helping Hand

UMass Lowell students have joined together across majors to design, build and donate prosthetic devices for children.

eNABLE Lowell is a local chapter of a global nonprofit volunteer organization that provides 3D printed prosthetic devices to children around the world.

Study The Body's Responses To Exercise

Learn from faculty who are champions for your success. With a strong foundation in the sciences, the curriculum prepares students for the capstone senior clinical practicum in a cardiopulmonary rehabilitation setting or a private or corporate fitness center.

On completing the BS in Exercise Physiology, students are prepared to take certification examinations by the American College of Sports Medicine or the National Strength and Conditioning.

Delivering Real-World Experiences

  • The experiences I had at UMass Lowell helped me gain confidence as a clinician and gave me the chance to network and grow as a professional.

    Sean Jordan is living his dream working for the New England Patriots as an assistant athletic trainer and physical therapist.

Why Choose the Exercise Physiology Program at UMass Lowell?

  • Access to world-renowned professors who are champions for your success.
  • The HE.A.L.L. Living/Learning Community in Riverview Suites provides a common residence where you can live with students who share similar course work and career interests.
  • Apply academic knowledge through experiential learning with clinical practicums, service-learning and research.
  • Excellent preparation for graduate programs in the health professions and sciences.
  • BS/MS opportunities for graduate programs in Ergonomics, Biomedical Engineering and Health Policy, Informatics or Management.
  • Recent graduates have consistently earned impressive pass rates of 95 to 100 percent on professional license exams.
  • Attend an affordable, public university that is rated a Tier 1 school by U.S. News & World Report. 

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