There is an ever growing emphasis on fitness and health. The career goals of an exercise science professional is to serve to develop healthy exercise, physical activity, and lifestyle management for all individuals. A primary goal of the proposed exercise science degree program is to develop professionals who are willing to help all individuals achieve an optimal level of health and well-being.
Wheeling Jesuit University has developed the Exercise Science option to help prepare individuals interested in movement and exercise for all individuals. Bringing the Exercise Science Bachelor of Science Degree Program to Wheeling Jesuit University for undergraduates will prepare students for immediate entry level positions within business and industry, or in clinical exercise settings. This degree can also provide a gateway for advance degrees and/or certifications within the healthcare professions.
The Exercise Science BS degree program will enrich students within the Jesuit tradition and mission of developing men and women for life, leadership, and service with and among others.