B.Sc. On Campus

Exercise Science

Saint Ambrose University

48 months
33290 USD/year
33290 USD/year
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Rigorous, yes. Rewarding, definitely. If you're passionate about wellness and helping others achieve their highest potential, a degree in Exercise Science from Saint Ambrose University is for you.


Exercise Science is a comprehensive program from Saint Ambrose University that includes courses in biology, chemistry, physics, and anatomy. Advanced courses cover exercise physiology, pharmacology, behavioral neuroscience and scientific research.

Upon completing the SAU Kinesiology program, students will be able to:

  • compete successfully in graduate programs
  • teach and lead competently in school, business, and community-based programs
  • seek and obtain appropriate certification
  • perform competitively in the work environment
  • exemplify the values and ethics of the allied professions


Possible careers outcomes for Exercise Science majors can include exercise physiologist, cardiopulmonary rehabilitation specialist, and researcher.

This program also doubles as a pre-professional degree and satisfies prerequisites for SAU graduate programs in physical therapy, occupational therapy, exercise physiology, and physician assistant studies.

With the constant need for people to lead healthy lives, you shouldn't have an issue launching your career.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • General Biology I: Foundations of Living Systems 
  •  Nutrition Concepts 
  • Human Anatomy & Physiology 
  • Advanced Human Anatomy & Physiology 
  • General Chemistry 
  • College Physics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • To become an SAU Fighting Bee you need a cumulative unweighted grade point average of 2.5 or above (on a 4.0 unweighted scale) from an accredited high school.
  • St. Ambrose University has a test-optional* admissions process, but if you would like to submit scores, please make sure they are submitted either on high school transcript(s) or from the appropriate testing service. Send your test score(s) to St. Ambrose by using these codes, ACT: 1352, SAT: 6617. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    33290 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 33290 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    33290 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 33290 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Davenport

820 - 1235 USD /month
Living costs

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


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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