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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