Exercise Science (Health & Wellness, Pre-Physical Therapy)

Department of Science and Mathematics

The fitness industry is growing tremendously in today’s wellness and health-oriented society. People are interested in improving their level of health and physical fitness. Regular exercise is one of the best ways to improve one’s well-being and increase longevity and quality of life. A degree in exercise science can lead the student into many career tracks including personal trainer, private fitness club, YMCA/YWCA, health club, rehabilitation center, retirement center, corporate wellness center, sport medicine, athletic training, physical therapy, cardiac rehabilitation or exercise physiology. This major takes an applied learning approach, allowing the student opportunities for actual work experiences along with the course work.

Grace College has a partnership that allows our graduates from the Exercise Science major to continue into the master’s in athletic training at Manchester University.

Areas of Concentration

  • Health & Wellness
  • Pre-Physical Therapy

Internship Opportunities

  • Kosciusko County Hospital (KCH)
  • Optimum Performance Sports (OPS)
  • YMCA
  • Baker's Youth Club (BYC)

Career Opportunities

  • Pre-Physical Therapy
  • Strength & Conditioning Coach
  • Pre-Athletic Training
  • Certified Personal Trainer
  • Exercise Physiologist
  • Cardio Rehabilitation
  • Nutritionist

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Christina Walters, M.S., L.A.T., F.M.S.

Exercise Science Program Director
christina.walters@grace.edu
Richard Roberts

Richard Roberts, M.S., Ph.D.

Pre-Health Professions Coordinator; Associate Professor of Biology
robertr@grace.edu

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