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Exercise Science

The University of Akron

B.Sc. On Campus
48 months
Duration
15500 USD/year
15500 USD/year
11635 USD/year
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About

The Exercise Science program of The University of Akron prepares students through the study of human movement to pursue careers in health and fitness, personal training, strength and conditioning, cardiac rehabilitation and professional graduate programs.

Overview

Exercise Science Fundamentals

This bachelor's degree program provides students’ the ability to focus their degree and choose an area of concentration. The specializations in the Exercise Science program of The University of Akron are available through four specific concentrations:

  • Physiological Sciences
  • Fitness Management
  • Pre-Physical Therapy
  • Sport Coaching/Strength and Conditioning

Professional Preparation

  • Affords students the opportunity to pursue a variety of employment opportunities in health and fitness, corporate wellness, research, clinical and strength and conditioning industries.
  • Exercise Science also prepares students for graduate studies in exercise physiology, physical therapy and occupational therapy as well as for medical school, pharmacy school, chiropractic school, a career as a physician's assistant, and many other opportunities.

Degrees and Preparation

A bachelor's degree in exercise science paves the way to a variety of career opportunities in the fitness industry that involve exercise testing, prescribing exercise to healthy individuals as well as those with special considerations, strength and conditioning and using exercise as a conduit for weight management.

Exercise Science graduates are employed as:

  • cardiopulmonary rehabilitation specialists
  • employee fitness directors
  • exercise physiologists
  • ooccupational physiologists
  • personal trainers
  • physical/occupational therapists
  • chiropractors
  • physicians
  • researchers
  • group exercise instructors
  • biomechanists

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Human Anatomy & Physiology
  • Introduction to Exercise Science
  • Concepts in Health & Fitness
  • Medical Terminology
  • Concepts of Motor Learning & Development
  • Care & Prevention of Athletic Injuries

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
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Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
71
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6
Start practicing IELTS today!
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
48
More about PTE Academic

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Online Application
  • $50 Application Fee
  • Official Secondary School Transcripts
  • Official Proof of English Proficiency
  • Official SAT/ACT (Optional, required only for scholarships and direct admission)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15500 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    15500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15500 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    11635 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11635 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.

Funding

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.

Due for update

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