48 months
23800 USD/year
23800 USD/year
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Exercise Science (Fitness Specialist) at Liberty University prepares students for careers in the health and fitness industry, as well as graduate studies in exercise physiology, physical therapy, occupational therapy, chiropractic, and other health professions.

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Exercise Science (Fitness Specialist) at Liberty University   is designed to produce exercise science professionals who will impact the world of sports, fitness, and wellness. The program will provide the student with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to assess, prescribe exercise for, and monitor clients in a variety of health, wellness, and fitness settings. 

This program of study provides the student with a thorough immersion into the field of exercise science, by using a combination of classroom, laboratory, practicum, and internship experiences.

The B.S. in Exercise Science is offered through the Department of Allied Health Professions.

State Licensure

The Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science degree program meets the educational requirements to prepare students to sit for one of the following national certifications in the field of exercise science as required by the programs degree completion plan. Testing for these certifications is required during the student’s senior year. Currently there are no additional state requirements beyond certification.

Programme Structure

Courses include

  • Physiology of Exercise
  • Measurement and Evaluation in Health and Kinesiology
  • Practicum
  • Essentials of Strength Training and Conditioning
  • Biomechanics
  • Biomechanics Lab
  • Applied Exercise Physiology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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International students: We recommend that you apply at least three months before the semester in which you plan to attend begins.


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

Admission decisions are competitive and are based primarily on the following factors:

  • Cumulative (unweighted) GPA from high school or college
  • GED scores (if applicable)
  • Consistency and trends of grades
  • Results from the SAT, ACT, or CLT
  • Essay submission
50% of admitted students come from within the following mid-ranges:
  • High School GPA: 3.15-3.83
  • SAT (ERW* and math only): 1020-1220
  • ACT composite: 20-27

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    23800 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 23800 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    23800 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23800 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Lynchburg

942 - 1540 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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