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Why should I earn a kinesiology and exercise science degree?
Be hands-on and on your feet in this lively career that revolves around movement.
Room to Grow
If you plan to gain your master’s in kinesiology, sports medicine, or other similar areas, this is a great starting point.
As the health, wellness, and sports industries advance and evolve, professional opportunities multiply.
What Can I Do With a Kinesiology and Exercise Science Degree
- Occupational therapist
- Sports psychologist
- Strength and conditioning specialist
- Personal trainer
- Sports medicine
Why study kinesiology and exercise science at BVU?
Work alongside BVU’s strength and conditioning coach or with an exercise science faculty member.
Learn from highly qualified professors and practicing clinicians.
You’ll be ready to take nationally recognized certification exams to become a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist or Certified Personal Trainer.
Gain hands-on experience in our exercise science & kinesiology-specific lab, equipped with a Metabolic Cart to measure oxygen intake, InBody scanner, treadmill, cycle ergometer, Wingate ergometer, squat rack, and various rehabilitation and strengthening instruments.
Join a Welcoming Community.
Share Remarkable Experiences.
DILLON HINRICKSON, Class of 2019
Dillon is grateful for his time as one of four athletic training interns for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers during training camp. With the Bucs, he performed set-up and breakdown duties during practices and all four preseason games. He helped athletes complete their rehab routines and transported them to and from doctor appointments and MRIs.
Overall it was a great experience
Kinesiology and Exercise Science Courses
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Kinesiology and Exercise Science Faculty
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Transfer Your Credits
Do you have previously earned credits or an associate degree? BVU accepts most — if not all — of your credits so you don’t have to retake courses.View Course Equivalencies
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With BVU's Plus One program, you can earn your teaching English as a second language or organizational leadership master's within one year of graduating with your bachelor’s degree.
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