A healthy, active lifestyle doesn’t just interest you; it’s what gets you up at 5 a.m. and fuels you throughout the day. If someone saw your news feed, it would be full of the latest scientific articles on how the body moves and performs.
Your competitive nature means you want more than a degree; you want to be the best in your chosen profession. Why? Because you’re focused on changing lives for the better and being the difference in healthcare.
Cleveland University-Kansas City (CUKC) offers a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Exercise Science with focused 8-week courses year-round designed to provide a deep dive into class subjects and accelerate students to degree completion in as little as three years.
At CUKC, we go beyond theory to application. Our B.S. in Exercise Science degree program is based on the American College of Sports Medicine standards. CUKC students receive hands-on instruction and gain practical experience on campus, in class, and the field.
In addition to the B.S. in Exercise Science core academic courses, this degree program offers CUKC students the flexibility to complete their degree by taking a highly-individualized selection of elective courses. Along with their academic advisor, students will arrange clinical education experiences, independent study options, individual research projects, and other courses based on personal education and professional goals.
B.S. in Exercise Science graduates use their knowledge about movement and exercise to support health, improve performance, and prevent disease. Some choose to become healthy living directors and wellness directors after college. Other graduates might become clinical exercise physiologists, working directly with patients with chronic diseases like heart disease, diabetes, or respiratory disease…or exercise specialists developing and implementing exercise programs in hospitals, gyms, and for corporate wellness programs..
Many B.S. in Exercise Science graduates find their degree provides a solid academic foundation for pursuing professional and graduate degrees in health careers. They go on to become dual credentialed as
Required courses for the Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science degree program
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If you have not attended college, or you have fewer than 24 college credit hours, you must submit your high school or GED transcript and your ACT/SAT scores. All official college transcripts are required for all degree programs. Transcripts must be sent directly to the Office of Admissions.
Applicants for the B.S. in Exercise Science may be required to participate in a final interview prior to matriculation. Applicants will be notified in writing of the University’s decision regarding admission.
International student applicants
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