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Overview | Exercise Science

The Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science Pre-Athletic Training provides the undergraduate student an excellent foundation for entering a graduate program in the fields of athletic training or exercise science. The degree blends core exercise science courses like biomechanics, physiology of exercise and training room techniques with applied science courses like chemistry and physics for the perfect combination to get you into an accredited grad school.

The Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science Fitness provides the undergraduate student with the foundation to enter an entry-level position in a variety of the fitness careers such as employee wellness programs, fitness facilities, community exercise programs, and cardiopulmonary rehabilitation. With courses in applied science, exercise science and business, students are well prepared to succeed at a variety of careers in the fitness industry. 

Both programs prepare you to take the exam for Certified Personal Trainer or Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist from the American College of Sport Medicine (ACSM) or National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA).


Program Outcomes

  • Students will demonstrate mastery of exercise science principles.
  • Students will be able to describe the power and wisdom of the Creator in the design and function of the human body.
  • Students will demonstrate the skills necessary for physical care in exercise science situations.
  • Students will use biblical principles to make ethical decisions in exercise science




Advanced Strength and Conditioning

Training Room Techniques

Internship capstone experience in your chosen career path


Practicums and internships in your chosen career path

Well rounded and diverse course requirements

Rigorous courses to prepare you for graduate school

Ministry opportunities around the world

MBU Program Faculty

Gary Garrison

School of Education | Associate Professor

MSE Health/Human Performance and Recreation, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
MS Physical Education, University of West Florida
BS Physical Education, Olivet Nazarene University

Zach Sweatman

School of Education | Instructor

BA in Athletic Training from Trinity International University
MA in Bioethics from Trinity International University
CSCS certification

Jeffrey Pill

School of Education | Assistant 

MSS (Sport Science), United States Sports Academy
BS Elementary and Middle School Education, Gordon College

Bible Core

Dual Degrees