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Exercise Science, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Pensacola, FL, United States
The Exercise Science major from University of West Florida is designed for students interested in pursuing a career in the fitness industry, cardiac rehabilitation, clinically-related health fields, and graduate school. 
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Overview

Program Highlights

The Exercise Science program from University of West Florida has specific courses that prepare students for certifications such as the ACSM Certified Exercise Physiologist and the National Strength and Conditioning Association Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialists. 

The course work precedes an internship that allows students to receive valuable work experience just prior to graduating. The University of West Florida’s undergraduate Exercise Science specialization curricula is endorsed by the NSCA for meeting their recommended educational guidelines. 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Functional Kinesiology 
  • Exercise Physiology
  • Biomechanical Basis of Movement 
  • Measurement and Evaluation in Health, Leisure, and Sports 
  • Physiological Basis of Strength Development 
  • Exercise Testing for Special Populations 
  • Sport Nutrition and Weight Control 
  • Motor Development and Skill Learning 
  • Exercise Testing and Prescription 
  • Aging and Physical Performance 
  • Electrocardiogram Interpretation and Graded Exercise Testing 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

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  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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General Requirements

  • International Graduate Application and Application Fee
  • Official College Transcripts
  • Official Credential Evaluation
  • English Proficiency Test
  • Graduate Admission Test Scores
  • Immigration Requirements
  • Health Requirements

Tuition Fee

  • International

    648 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 648 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    218 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 218 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Pensacola

  • 892 - 1480 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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