48 months
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21320 USD/year
21320 USD/year
6834 USD/year
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About

More than just weightlifting and sports, Frostburg State University’s undergraduate program in Exercise and Sport Science connects you to a growing field with a vast range of career options, including anything related to fitness, health and wellness. 

Overview

This highly scientific discipline grows in importance each year and teaches you to think critically about what it takes to maintain fitness and wellness not only among youth, but with people of all ages.

As an Exercise and Sport Science major at Frostburg State University, you’ll engage in science and health courses and graduate with a variety of hands-on experiential learning opportunities, including a full-time internship and several semesters of field experiences. You’ll complete coursework designed to help you earn fitness and wellness certifications and forge connections that can lead to a fulfilling career.

  • Get ready for a career working as a health fitness specialist, wellness coach, strength and conditioning coach, personal trainer or operator of your own training facility.
  • Be eligible to take the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) certification exam to become a certified strength and conditioning specialist (CSCS), or take the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) exam for certified exercise physiologists.
  • Prepare for optional graduate coursework in health-related fields like human performance, kinesiology, physical therapy, occupational therapy and exercise physiology.

Career outlook

Becoming a fitness trainer or instructor is one of several diverse career paths accessible with a bachelor degree in exercise and sport science. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, practitioners in the trainer and fitness instructor field can anticipate 13 percent growth in positions through 2022. 

Programme Structure

Courses include

  • Foundations of Exercise and Sport Science
  • Methods of Group Exercise Instruction
  • Foundations of Resistance Training
  • Nutrition
  • Biomechanics for Exercise and Sport Science
  • Care and Prevention of Athletic Injuries

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • National: FSU accepts applications on a rolling basis, starting on September 15 and continuing until there is no further space for students

Credits

120 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete an application for admission and submit your $45 (USD) application fee
  • Send your official academic transcripts
  • Provide a photocopy of your passport identification page
  • Submit an international student certification of financial support
  • Pass an English proficiency exam

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    21320 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21320 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    21320 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21320 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    6834 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6834 USD per year during 48 months.

Regional Resident (Residents of Pa., Va., W.Va. and Ohio living within 120 miles of Frostburg) $15,730/year

Living costs for Frostburg

1216 - 2059 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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