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Exercise Science, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
Pittsburg, CA, United States
The Exercise Science Bachelor Degree from Chatham University prepares students for professional practice in a variety of fields including exercise physiology, exercise and fitness training, hospital-based and corporate wellness programming, and sports medicine, as well as preparation for graduate study in physical therapy, medicine, and other health science programs.
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Exercise Science from Chatham University, as defined by the American College of Sports Medicine, is the study of movement and the associated functional responses and adaptations. The field of exercise science ranges from the study of how organ systems function at the cellular level, to enhancing the biomechanical efficiency of the individual. The benefits of exercise have been medically recognized and accepted for its role in preventive medicine and in the rehabilitative process of health and well being. Professionals in exercise science are prepared to examine, evaluate, prescribe, and manage health and fitness of healthy people across the life span, as well as promote healthy lifestyles and prevention programs for individuals and communities.

Sports at Chatham 

Chatham offers 19 NCAA Division III sports, with most teams participating in the Presidents’ Athletic Conference (PAC).

Women: basketball, cross country, hockey, lacrosse, soccer, softball, squash, swimming & diving, track & field, volleyball.  

Men: baseball, basketball, cross country, hockey, lacrosse, soccer, squash, swimming & diving, track & field.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    National : Undergraduate admissions at Chatham University has a rolling deadline, we will accept your application to study with us at any time of the year

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

Programme Structure

Courses Included:

·         The Cell

·         Lab: The Cell

·         The Organism

·         Lab: The Organism

·         Anatomy

·         Lab: Anatomy

·         Physiology

·         Physiology Lab

·         Chemistry I

·         Chemistry II

·         Introduction to Exercise Science

·         Exercise and Nutrition

·         Principles of Strength and Conditioning

·         Applied Exercise Physiology I

·         Lab: Applied Exercise Physiology I

·         Kinesiology - Movement Science

·         Lab: Kinesiology and Movement Science

·         Applied Exercise Physiology II

·         Applied Exercise Physiology II Lab

·         Integrative Capstone

·         Internship - Exercise Science

·         Elementary Statistics

·         General Psychology

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.

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    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.

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    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

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    PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. Delivered and marked by computer, it reports on a scale between 10 and 90.

General Requirements

  • Completed online application for admission
  • Admissions essay or personal statement
  • All official secondary and postsecondary transcripts, mark sheets or records. Original transcripts and official English translations are required for non-English institutions. Professional credential evaluation may be required for non-U.S. postsecondary academic records.
  • SAT and ACT scores (optional)
  • One letter of recommendation
  • Copy of passport photo page (with identification information)
  • Copy of immigration documents (if currently living in the United States)
  • Proof of financial support (official bank statement, signed bank letter, or financial guarantee indicating enough funds to cover the first year of education at Chatham).

Tuition Fee

  • International

    39902 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 39902 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    39902 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 39902 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Pittsburg

  • 1100 - 1600 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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