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Exercise Science, Bachelor

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The Exercise Science program offered by the Castleton University is designed to aid students in their preparation for nationally recognized certifications, including those offered by the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) and National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA).

An undergraduate degree in Exercise Science may also serve as a step toward the pursuit of a graduate degree in exercise physiology or related area. Students also enter specialized programs leading to careers in strength and conditioning, physical or occupational therapy, cardiac or pulmonary rehabilitation, nutrition, physician’s assistant, chiropractic medicine, and clinical research.

Career prospects

Students prepare for careers in clinical, corporate, community, or commercial settings in which exercise testing and prescription is a primary focus. 

Potential jobs:

  • Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation Specialist
  • Exercise Technician in the area of Cardiology
  • Strength and Conditioning Coach (high school, college, and professional sports)
  • Laboratory Research in areas such as sports medicine, nutrition, pathology, and human performance
  • Sports Nutritionist
  • Corporate Fitness Program Director
  • Sports and Wellness Program Instructor/Director
  • Health Promotion Specialist
  • Personal Trainer/Exercise Leader
  • Academia - higher education with a Master's Degree or Doctorate of Philosophy
  • Occupational Physiologist
  • Sport Physiologist

Detailed Programme Facts

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    Castleton encourages students to apply early, to provide the best opportunity for informed decision making and financial aid.

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • General Chemistry
  • Human Anatomy and Physiology
  • Strength Training Principles
  • Emergency Care and Personal Safety
  • Kinesiology
  • Physiology of Exercise
  • Practicum in Exercise Leadership

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.

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General Requirements

Admission requirements:

  • International Application for Admissions
  • Financial statement demonstrating the ability to finance the total cost of attendance
  • Admission test scores such as TOEFL, IELTS, and/or SAT/ACT
  • Personal statement
  • Two recommendation letters
  • Official transcripts
  • One most recent photo (37mm x 37mm) and a copy of passport ID page.
  • An application fee of $40

Tuition Fee

  • International

    27192 USD/year
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  • National

    11184 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11184 USD per year and a duration of .
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