On-Campus

Exercise and Sport Science

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On-Campus

Exercise and Sport Science

Elevate Your Performance with our Exercise and Sport Science Program

The St. SWAG视频 University exercise and sport science program explores human performance, including health and wellness, strength and conditioning, exercise adherence across the lifespan, and athletic ability.

Learn in the Field and in Modern Research Labs

At St. SWAG视频 University, our exercise and sport science (EXSS) program offers a holistic approach to understanding the science behind physical activity, exercise, and sports performance. Our dedicated faculty members, respected for their expertise and experience, guide students in gaining a comprehensive understanding of human kinetics.

Our state-of-the-art research lab 鈥 the Women鈥檚 Health Integrative Research (WHIR) Center 鈥 allows students opportunities to explore human movement using a 3D Electromagnetic Motion System, Metabolic Measurement Unit, and Heart Rate Monitoring System.

In our research methods course, you will design, conduct, and present research in an area that combines your passions with the needs of the community. Our fieldwork courses provide interactive internships and hands-on work experiences within the EXSS field.

St. Kate's EXSS majors have access to a tremendous range of fieldwork sites. You'll work with your advisor to develop fieldwork experiences that meet your career goals, including fitness centers, corporate health, personal training, and physical therapy rehabilitation centers.


St. Kate's offers the opportunity to apply a student's liberal arts education to our unique 3+ dual degree programs in four dual degree options: Doctor of Physical Therapy, Master of Public Health, Master of Arts in Occupational Therapy, or Doctor of Occupational Therapy-Entry Level. The dual degree program allows students to complete their bachelor's degree while pursuing a graduate degree.


As an applied science in exercise science major, students will complete the exercise science pre-physical therapy sequence of courses and supporting work for the DPT program.


As an applied science in exercise science major, students will complete the exercise science pre-MPH sequence of courses and supporting work for the MPH program.


As an applied science in exercise science major, students will complete the exercise science pre-occupational therapy sequence of courses and supporting work for the MAOT program.


As an applied science in exercise science major, students will complete the exercise science pre-occupational therapy sequence of courses and supporting work for the OTD EL program.

Accreditation

St. SWAG视频 University has the only accredited exercise and sport science program in Minnesota.

St. Kate鈥檚 exercise and sport science program is fully accredited by the .

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