Saint Xavier University Bell

Undergraduate Programs

Exercise Science

The Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science is designed to prepare students for the theory and practice of physical activity in a range of specialty areas, including strength and conditioning, motor development and learning, rehabilitation, exercise physiology, biomechanics and exercise psychology. The program will enable students to gain knowledge about exercise, nutrition and various health and wellness topics as well as practical experience to prepare them for future professions.

Students will obtain:

Internship Opportunities

Put coursework into action with a hands on internship at a fitness/wellness facility or health care organization. Through the internship course at Saint Xavier, students will receive college credit while gaining real-world experience that prepares them for their career.

Career Opportunities

Note: Students pursuing various post-baccalaureate degrees in careers such as physical therapy, occupational therapy, sports medicine, athletic training and physician assistant will require additional prerequisites.


Please review the program requirements and the course descriptions in the SXU Academic Catalog for more detailed information.

Contact Information

If you would like to apply for the Exercise Science program, please contact the Admission Office at 844-468-6798 to start your application.