Bachelor of Science Exercise Physiology
When you work out, you love to push your limits: run farther, pedal harder, lift more. Wouldn’t you thrive in a career where you can help others realize their fullest potential, too? As an exercise physiologist, you’ll coach people to their highest levels of physical fitness and health.
The program prepared me for both clinical and performance-based employment.
All new first-year applicants to St. Scholastica will be awarded either the Benedictine Scholarship or the Access Award, upon admission to the College.
100% of traditional incoming undergraduates receive some type of scholarships. The average for scholarships, grants and/or loans is $31,841.
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- The program allows students to complete an internship, which puts their interests and objectives first
- The internship is designed for maximum flexibility in terms of career options, location preferences and term of completion
- Internship options range from cardiac rehabilitation to corporate wellness, to athletic performance
- Internship sites include the Duluth-Superior and Twin Cities areas. Out of state internship opportunities are also available — previous sites include Colorado, California, South Carolina and Washington
- 100% internship completion rate in the most recent accreditation report for 2022-2023
The BS in Exercise Physiology provides an excellent preparation for entry level positions across the broad field it encompasses, including cardiac rehabilitation, adult fitness, corporate wellness and athletic performance. Students are also well prepared to pursue graduate programs in physical therapy, occupational therapy, athletic training and exercise physiology.
Boost your brainpower and give yourself a competitive edge in our global economy by pairing your major with a language. St. Scholastica offers programs and courses in American Sign Language, German, Ojibwe and Spanish.
The BS in Exercise Physiology program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) and meets the CAAHEP Standards and Guidelines for the Accreditation of Educational Programs in Exercise Sciences. Included in this CAAHEP accreditation is a “Strength and Conditioning add-on” which requires additional curricular content in strength and conditioning.
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