Students will explore this rapidly growing field that offers career paths in exercise science, health promotion, strength and conditioning, coaching, corporate and campus wellness, fitness management, recreation, rehabilitation, hospitals, as well as research and graduate school opportunities. Students may explore pre-professional programs that serve as preparation for application into one of several schools in various healthcare fields such as pre-athletic training, pre-chiropractic, pre-dentistry, pre-medicine, pre-pharmacy, pre-physical therapy, pre-physician assistant, and pre-veterinary medicine. In addition to the internship, several courses have a practical component through which students will gain real-life, hands-on experience. A minor in exercise science or health promotion is also available.


Phone: 641.585.8785

Department Hours: M-F: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. CST