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Exercise Science Major (BS)

Study how the human body responds and adapts to exercise. Our curriculum is tailored to prepare our students through experiential learning to directly enter the workforce. Interested in earning your bachelor’s and a Master’s in Athletic Training in five years? Consider our accelerated degree program.

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Choose Your Concentration

Our exercise science majors choose between two concentrations. Exercise for Health Promotion students typically work with the general population and/or have an interest in clinical exercise science. Strength and Conditioning students typically work with athletes and have a strong interest in resistance training.

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Doctor of Physical Therapy (3+3) Program

Earn your undergraduate degree and a doctorate in physical therapy in only six years. SUNY Brockport and SUNY Upstate Medical University have combined to create a program that allows students an efficient means to earning their degree.

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Our internship field experience course is the capstone of our Exercise Science program. Gain hands-on experience while preparing for a career in exercise science.

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Program Accreditation & Endorsement

Our Exercise Science program is one of only 18 programs in the country that is both accredited through the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) and endorsed by the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA). In 2021-22 our program had a Graduate Positive Placement rate of 93.5%.