School of Recreation Studies and Exercise Science
Exercise Science Program
Jody Susi, Assistant Professor, Exercise Science
Phone: (906)635-2624 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Eric Statt, Assistant Professor, Exercise Science
Phone: (906) 635-2554 Email: email@example.com
Internship Packet Information
A wide variety of entry level career opportunities exist for the student prepared in exercise science.
- Rehabilitation Specialist – Works in conjunction with other medical personnel to provide rehabilitation services for cardiac patients, pulmonary patients and other clinical populations suffering from life-style related illnesses.
- Stress Test Technologist – employed in hospital, clinical and university settings to administer fitness testing and fitness activities for a variety of populations and within diverse testing conditions.
- Sport/Fitness Program Director – manages commercial, private or public club settings.
- Sport/Fitness Business Specialist – market and demonstrates new sport and exercise equipment within a commercial context.
- Personal Fitness Trainer – develops and provides individualized exercise program, either privately or in fitness club setting.
- Likes working with people
- Values a physically active life-style
- Have good communication skills
- Possess critical thinking skills
- Has a high level of manual dexterity
- A Bachelor of Science degree in exercise science prepares you
to work in a variety of professional settings, ranging from corporate fitness
to hospital clinical to educator and trainer.
- Upon graduation, students are prepared and qualify to sit for
both American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) and National Strength and Conditioning
Association (NSCA) certification.
- A semester internship is required for this degree.