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What can you do with a degree in Exercise Science?

Most of our majors find themselves on one of two tracks—going to graduate school or immediately beginning their careers after finishing undergrad. Earning a degree in Exercise Science from Belmont is excellent preparation for both!

Former students work in:

  • Physical Therapy: A licensed health care professional who helps patients reduce pain, prevent disability and improve or restore mobility.
  • Occupational Therapy: An accredited health care professional who treats injured, ill, disabled patients to improve their ability to perform daily living activities.
  • Personal Training: Professionals who create customized exercise plans to attain clients’ goals, teach clients correct technique, motivate and keep them accountable and have fun.
  • Corporate Wellness: Professionals who work within corporate environment to prioritize the health of an organization’s employees and community.
  • Strength and Conditioning: Physical performance professional who works with athletes and teams to improve performance through exercise.
  • Campus Recreation: Professionals who work in educational environments to provide recreation and fitness programming.