Program Description


Exercise Science (Formerly Health and Human Performance)

This emphasis provides students with a broad knowledge base, critical thinking and communication skills, and practical experience in the exercise sciences. The interdisciplinary coursework, in addition to labs, research, and practicum experiences, educates students to become effective and socially responsible contributors to the scientific community and subject population. This curriculum also prepares students to pursue professional certifications, professional and graduate programs, and advanced careers in the field. Exercise Science majors are prominent in the wellness, sport, and fitness industries; health care settings, such as injury prevention and exercise rehabilitation; and as trainers and coaches for individual and team athletes.

About Saint Mary's College

Saint Mary’s is a selective, comprehensive university that engages the intellect and the spirit with exceptional academics. This is an education that changes lives and inspires the desire to transform society.