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EIU Exercise Science

Degree Program and Options

 

Exercise Science

The Kinesiology, Sport, and Recreation undergraduate program in Exercise Science provides students with the scientific knowledge of the underlying principles of exercise training through instruction and practical experience. Students receive instruction in the areas of exercise physiology, biomechanics and exercise psychology. Additional experience is gained through an internship placement in a fitness or clinical setting. Upon graduation, students are prepared for employment in areas such as health clubs, fitness centers, personal training, corporate fitness, and cardiac rehabilitation. The program also prepares students who desire to pursue a graduate degree in the exercise sciences.

Exercise Science, Pre-Physical Therapy Option

The Exercise Science curriculum prepares students in many content areas that are necessary for successful admission into a Doctorate in Physical Therapy program. With the addition of a Pre-Physical Therapy Option to the Exercise Science major, students can increase the likelihood of successful admission even more. Click here for more information on this program.

Exercise Science, Occupational Therapy Option

The Exercise Science curriculum prepares students in many content areas that are necessary for successful admission into an Occupational Therapy Masters or Doctoral-level program. With the addition of a Pre-Occupational Therapy Option to the Exercise Science major, students can increase the likelihood of successful admission even more. Click here for more information on this program.

 

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Contact Information

Stacey Ruholl, PhD.
Exercise Science Program Coordinator

2511 Lantz Building
Charleston, IL 61920
217-581-3510
slruholl@eiu.edu


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