Degree Types: Bachelor of Science (default) or Bachelor of Arts (alternative)
Entrance into the University of Mary Exercise Science Program is selective. Students may declare a major in exercise science during their freshman year. However, acceptance to the professional Exercise Science Program requires an application process which typically occurs in the spring of the sophomore year. Students will be accepted during the spring semester to begin course work in the fall semester of the same calendar year.
Minimum criteria for selection include completion of Prerequisite course work with a cumulative 2.5 grade point average and a 2.75 grade point average in the prerequisite courses.
Students are encouraged to consider the Exercise Science Program as preparation for furthering their education in a master’s degree program in clinical exercise physiology, applied exercise physiology, kinesiology, respiratory therapy, doctor in physical therapy, doctor in occupational therapy, physician’s assistant, or other allied health/health disciplines.
The Exercise Science Program has achieved accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP; 25400 US Highway 19 N, Suite 158, Clearwater, FL 33763. Telephone: 727-210-2350).