Our exercise science program is designed for students who are interested in health and fitness and wish to pursue a career in these fields. Exercise science is the study of the way physical activity changes your body.
Students in our exercise science program benefit from hands-on experiences both in and outside of class, including a yearlong internship.
Prepare for Graduate Study
An exercise science degree provides an excellent foundation for graduate study in a variety of related fields:
- Exercise physiology
- Physical and occupational therapy
About Marywood University
Founded by the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary in 1915, Marywood is co-educational and comprehensive with over 3000 students on a 115-acre campus in Scranton, PA. Marywood University, sponsored by the Congregation of the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, roots itself in the Catholic intellectual tradition, the principle of justice, and the belief that education empowers people. The University integrates an enduring liberal arts tradition and professional disciplines to create a comprehensive learning experience. Our undergraduate and graduate programs promote academic excellence, advance innovative scholarship and foster leadership in service to others. Within a welcoming and supportive community, Marywood challenges individuals of all backgrounds to achieve their full potential and make choices based on spiritual and ethical values. Marywood University prepares students to seek sustainable solutions for the common good and educates global citizens to live responsibly in an interdependent world.