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Exercise Science

If you're interested in a career that will let you help people achieve physical fitness, consider the exercise science program at Morehead State. Our exercise science bachelor's program combines lectures, laboratory assignments and internship experience to give you a well-rounded education that prepares you for a successful, rewarding career.  Through classes in nutrition, athletic training and program leadership, you'll learn the anatomical and physiological aspects of exercise and human performance.

If a career in physical therapy interests you, the Exercise Science program has a preparatory curriculum that meets prerequisite requirements for most physical therapy professional schools. You should contact the physical therapy school you plan to attend to find out what its specific requirements are. 

Nekko Beal, Exercise Science Major

Program Requirements

You will need to meet  MSU admission requirements.

There are no additional admission requirements for this program.

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Career Opportunities

Graduates of this program are prepared for careers in corporate and government wellness, sports medicine, cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation. Students are also prepared to continue their education in physical therapy professional school. 

MSU's Career Services  offers career planning, interview and resume preparation assistance, internship placement, and services to help you find a job after you graduate.

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  • MSU at Ashland
    1400 College Drive, Ashland, KY 41101
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  • MSU at Mt. Sterling
    3400 Indian Mound Drive, Mt. Sterling, KY 40353
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    800-648-5372
  • MSU at West Liberty
    155 University Drive, West Liberty, KY 41472
    606-743-1500
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