What courses will you take?
The B.S. in Exercise Science provides a high-quality education in the study of bodily movement that contributes to human fitness and wellness. It includes subjects such as biomechanics, kinesiology, exercise physiology, cardiac rehabilitation, training and fitness for special population groups.
At UMass Lowell, we offer two options, which lead to a wide range of career opportunities.
- Clinical Option — Gain a strong foundation in the sciences, which prepares you for the capstone senior clinical practicum. Offered in a three- or four-year format, this option prepares students to take certification examinations by the American College of Sports Medicine or the National Strength and Conditioning Association. Choose this option if you want to apply to the Doctor of Physical Therapy program.
- Exercise and Fitness Management Option — Gain knowledge in exercise science, nutrition, public health and business to pursue careers in the fitness industry. You will graduate with work ready and transferable skills in careers that develop and implement exercise and wellness programming. You can choose to complete one of five business minors, which can be applied toward UMass Lowell’s MBA program.