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Exercise Science, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
Cortland, NY, United States
If you get a rush from organized sports or feel proud when you work out with teammates and help one another succeed, then check out exercise science. Your course of study on the Exercise Science program from Suny Cortland  will prepare you to rigorously apply the scientific method of discovery, analysis and research to a wide range of areas associated with human movement. 
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Learn how and why the human body responds to physical activity.

Upon successful completion of this Exercise Science program at Suny Cortland, students will be able to:

  • Gather and synthesize relevant information, evaluate it critically, and communicate it effectively in both oral and written forms
  • Articulate content knowledge within exercise science
  • Use technological skills needed to collect, analyze, and interpret data related to human movement
  • Develop professionally and ethically, and show evidence of diversity within exercise science
  • Expand experiences in the exercise science area, by preparing for admittance to graduate programs or become employed in professional careers
  • Offer critical requirements and experiences in exercise science program that are useful and consistent with other under-graduate programs

Career Potential

  • Physical therapy
  • Occupational therapy
  • Chiropractic medicine
  • Cardiac/pulmonary rehabilitation
  • Exercise science research
  • Nutrition
  • Clinical technician
  • Sport Equipment Sales
  • Pharmaceutical or medical equipment sales
  • Fitness management

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Applications are reviewed on a rolling admissions basis, so decisions may occur prior to the deadlines. 

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    124 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Digital Video for Kinesiology 
  • Anatomical Kinesiology 
  • Principles of Strength and Conditioning 
  • Performance Enhancing Drugs in Sport 
  • Nutrition and Sport Performance 
  • Neuromuscular Fitness Assessment and 
  • Laboratory Assistant in Exercise Science

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

All admissions applications are individually reviewed. Decisions are based on criteria such as academic performance in the classroom, class rank, extracurricular activities, personal statements and recommendations. Application materials include the following:

  • The Common Application or the SUNY Application
  • Official transcript or results from the General Equivalency Diploma (GED). If you have prior military service, Discharge papers.
  • SUNY Supplemental Form (if you submitted the SUNY Application)
  • Personal statement or essay (at least 250 words)
  • At lease one recommendation from a teacher or college counselor using the Teacher/Counselor Evaluation Form.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    16980 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16980 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    16980 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16980 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    7070 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7070 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Cortland

  • 874 - 1910 USD/month
    Living Costs

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


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