• Application Deadline
  • 48 months


The biological sciences encompass numerous cutting-edge disciplines. Each offers a multitude of exciting career paths. One of the most exciting is the growing field of exercise science. By studying exercise science at Northern Arizona University, you can prepare for a career in clinical exercise physiology, working in areas such as cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation, or for admission to graduate or professional school in areas such as medicine, physical therapy, occupational therapy, physician’s assistant, or other health care fields. You'll receive plenty of personal attention from faculty in the classroom, in research laboratories, and in our Biology Advisement Center. 

Numerous undergraduate research opportunities involve you in the process and application of science. And you can take advantage of our location on the Colorado Plateau, which offers a high quality of life with many excellent destinations for field projects and recreation.

Learn more in the Exercise Science programme at Northern Arizona University.

Career opportunities

  • Medical corporations
  • Biological testing laboratories
  • Schools
  • Gyms

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Unity Of Life I: Life Of The Cell
  • Introduction To Exercise Science
  • Human Anatomy/Physiology

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


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General Requirements

Upload to your application a copy of your official transcripts for ALL secondary (high school) and post-secondary/university education, as well as any vocational or ESL grade reports. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    24654 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 24654 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    10390 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10390 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Flagstaff

  • 1010 - 1500 USD/month
    Living Costs

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


Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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