Exercise Science Program

Marywood University’s Exercise Science programs combine science, biology, and health to provide students with a strong foundation in addressing acute and chronic changes to the body with exercise to help people live healthier lives.

Do you value a healthy diet, enjoy playing with a team, and want to better understand the science behind why exercise makes people feel better? Your passion may be a perfect fit for a degree in Exercise Science!

You can even take your learning one step further to get a Master of Science in Athletic Training, which builds upon the foundation of the Exercise Science degree.

Marywood students who study Exercise Science will take courses in:

  • Anatomy
  • Physiology
  • Chemistry
  • Microbiology
  • Exercise Science
  • Nutrition
  • Research Methods
  • Disease Prevention
  • Exercise Testing and Prescription

The degree culminates in two semesters of practicum experience, which provides students with the hands-on experience necessary to excel in their future careers.

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“I loved that you could combine both the strength and the research behind it to identify what the causality is. There are so many great professors here that offer me an education that I could never get anywhere else.” Nicholas Nebraski BS Exercise Science ‘20

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