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Why Study at Belmont?

Top Reasons to Study Exercise Science at Belmont

There are many reasons Belmont should be your first choice for a degree in exercise science. With hands on opportunities for service, leadership development, study abroad and inter-professional teamwork, students share their passion and live out our mission to engage and transform the world every day.

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Professional preparedness

Explore a variety of professional pathways including preparation for graduate programs or careers in the rehabilitation, health, fitness, recreation, sport performance, or wellness industries.

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Leadership opportunities

Small, hands-on classes provide opportunities to develop leadership skills for exercise programming and implementation.

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Inter-professional collaboration

Housed within a college with graduate programs in physical therapy and occupational therapy, our students participate in exciting practice and research.

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Internships in Nashville

Abundant opportunities exist to pursue off-campus internships in Nashville, a city known as the “health care industry capital of the US,” and home to four professional sports teams.

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Nationally recognized certifications

Preparation for nationally recognized certifications through the American College of Sports Medicine, National Strength and Conditioning Association and Functional Movement Systems enhances our graduates’ marketability.