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Health and Exercise Science, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
Fort Wayne, IN, United States
Turn your passion into a meaningful career with a degree in Health and Exercise Science offered by the University of Saint Francis. Our quality curriculum, combined with expert teaching and real-world experience, will prepare you for a variety of careers in the fields of healthcare, fitness, athletics, and more.
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Health and Wellness

This track of the Health and Exercise Science program offered by the University of Saint Francis is ideal for careers in fitness management, cardiac rehabilitation, personal training, community health, business, teaching, or coaching.

PLUS, you’ll be prepared to take the following national certification exams:

  • Personal Trainer, Exercise Specialist, and Health/Fitness Instructor (via the American College of Sports Medicine)
  • Personal Trainer & Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (via the National Strength and Conditioning Association)


This track will prepare you for graduate school in a variety of disciplines: physical therapy, occupational therapy, chiropractic medicine, athletic training, kinesiology, and more.

Active Learning starts right away! You will:

  • Jump in your first semester, serving as a “client” in our mock lab.
  • Expand your skills in our on-site Exercise Physiology Lab.
  • Complete an internship, connected to your area of interest
  • Train clients in a practicum setting

Career Success

Our Health & Exercise Science Graduates work as:

  • Personal Trainers
  • Health & Fitness Business Owners & Managers
  • Athletic Coaches
  • Strength & Conditioning Coaches
  • Lifestyle Coaches
  • Community Health Educators

Many go on to earn advanced degrees and work as:

  • Physical Therapists
  • Physician Assistants
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Athletic Trainers
  • Chiropractors, and more

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Engage
  • Foundations
  • Nutrition
  • English Composition
  • Fundamentals of Public Communications
  • Algebra

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


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General Requirements

  • USF Application (Free & online)
  • Common Application
  • Transcripts
  • Test Scores (ACT, SAT)
  • Reference Request Form

Tuition Fee

  • International

    30380 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 30380 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    30380 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 30380 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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  • $965 per credit for Part-Time students

Living costs for Fort Wayne

  • 830 - 1270 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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