Exercise and Sport Science
Inspiring health and wellness.
You’re inspired to take care of your body, and you work hard to maintain a healthy lifestyle. It takes dedication, and a strong devotion to improving your diet and exercise regimen. At Marian, we understand your passion, and strive to help you share that passion for a healthy lifestyles and enhancing performance in physical activity with others.
You’re experience in Marian’s Exercise and Sport Science program will be characterized by personal attention with expert faculty, hands-on learning opportunities, and the same excellence that Marian is known for. In addition to integrating our liberal arts core, students in the program can select from two concentrations, including Kinesiology and Health and Wellness.
As a student in the Exercise and Sport Science program, you’ll be presented with numerous opportunities to learn and grow. You’ll benefit from knowledge and skills related to biomechanics, anatomy and physiology, social sciences, physical fitness and conditioning and administration, as well as hands-on experience through Marian’s Nursing Resource and Simulation Center.
The Exercise and Sport Science program is designed to offer you the best possible preparation for careers in fitness, sport, and wellness. As a graduate of the program, you’ll be prepared for a fulfilling career in a wide range of settings in both the private and public sectors, in a field that the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects will grow by 19 percent through the year 2022.
The Marian Difference
At Marian University, care and compassion for others is at the heart of our legacy, especially in the sciences. You’ll find faculty who bring experience and a strong passion for a personal teaching experience that’s hard to match. With more than 75 years of educating future healthcare professionals, you’ll find that employers throughout the reason look to Marian for health and wellness professionals who are inspired to succeed.