Degree Program Overview

The concentration in applied exercise science will prepare you for a career in corporate and commercial fitness and/or prepare you to apply to occupational therapy graduate programs or other kinesiology-related graduate school programs. Future job prospects include wellness coordinator, personal trainer, strength and conditioning specialist, and other fitness specializations. This track is focused on applied settings where you will be working with the general population, such as at a performance center, commercial gym, or recreational facility, or owning or managing a gym.


As part of the program, you will complete a 6-credit, 400-hour internship at a site aligned with your career aspirations. You will be under the instruction and supervision of a qualified and experienced professional in the field. The internship allows you to build experience and make job connections.

Undergraduate Application Deadlines

  • Fall: August 1
  • Spring: December 1
  • Summer: May 15