Program Description


The BS degree program in Exercise Science is designed provide students with an in-depth study of how and why the body responds to physical activity and exercise from several perspectives. The program is also designed to accommodate a variety of student interests and professional goals by offering a thorough and rigid core of theoretical and practical Exercise Science courses balanced with flexibility .

Students majoring in Exercise Science are prepared for a variety of careers in the health and fitness industry or further graduate work in areas such as exercise physiology, health promotion, nutrition, or cardiac rehabilitation. In addition, the Exercise Science program provides students an excellent pathway for entrance into graduate medical programs including physical therapy, occupational therapy, physician assistant, chiropractic medicine, and others.

About Columbus State University

Columbus State University (CSU) offers nationally distinctive programs in the arts, education, business, nursing and more. Columbus State provides a creative, deeply personal and relevant college experience. Serving the Southeast while attracting students from around the world, CSU thrives on community partnerships to deliver excellence for students who want to achieve personal and professional success in an increasingly global environment. Just 100 miles southwest of Atlanta, CSU is part of the University System of Georgia, enrolling more than 8,200 students in a wide variety of degree programs, from online degrees to a doctorate in education. Since 1958, CSU has educated students who have gone on to become leaders at the local, state and national level. Currently, the university offers 46 undergraduate and 42 graduate degrees. Columbus State has also cultivated a reputation for extending its commitment to learning into the community, especially with the development of its RiverPark campus in downtown - "Uptown" to locals - Columbus, Georgia.