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Why Exercise Science at Valpo?

Exercise Science is the study of behavioral, nutritional, physiological, psychological, and functional adaptations to movement, physical activity, exercise, sport, and athletic performance. You will gain a detailed understanding of the physiologic response to exercise. You will have academic and active learning experiences that will teach you to design and implement exercise programs for a wide breadth of populations.

Exercise Science Highlights

100% Placement

2018-2020 graduates placement rate was 100%

Experiential Learning

Opportunities for students to gain practical experience through internships, studying abroad, and organizations.

Diverse Possibilities

The career opportunities for Exercise Science majors are diverse. It will prepare graduates for a variety of careers.

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Alumni Highlights
An exercise science degree can lead to a variety of careers. Our students have gone on to work as: athletic trainers, fitness coaches, healthcare aids, massage therapists, physical therapists and many more!


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