B.S. in Exercise Science, Movement Science Track

Program Overview

Immaculata's interdisciplinary bachelor's degree in movement science will help you pursue a career in fitness and wellness, personal training, or strength and conditioning. Within this major, you will gain hands-on experience through coursework and internships in the area's finest corporate fitness businesses and training and fitness centers. In addition, this program will prepare you for graduate work in exercise physiology, biomechanics and related disciplines.

Career Potential

As people in the 21st century become increasingly aware of the benefits of good health and fitness habits, the demand for trained practitioners in the field of exercise science will continue to expand. With a strong interdisciplinary background and the science-based major, our well-rounded graduates are equipped to pursue a variety of different specialties, such as:  

  • Strength and conditioning specialist for sports teams or fitness centers
  • Exercise specialists in cardiac rehabilitation centers
  • Sports and wellness instructors or directors
  • Certified personal trainers
  • Supervisors of specialized health promotion, fitness and wellness programs

Curriculum

View the course sequence sheet for the B.S. in Exercise Science with the Movement Science track.

Internships

At Immaculata, you can get a hands-on internship within a specialized area, providing you with invaluable training. Our close proximity to Philadelphia's finest hospitals, rehabilitation centers, fitness centers, sport training centers and professional sport teams enable our students to engage in learning opportunities that will expand their skills in the latest technology to meet the demands of the 21st century.  

Our students have completed internships at the following locations:

  • National Institute of Health
  • NovaCare Rehabilitation
  • Parisi Speed Training School
  • Lightning Fast Training Systems
  • Planet Fitness
  • United Sports Training Center
  • Future Stars Camps
  • Ed Snyder Youth Hockey Foundation
  • Philadelphia Eagles
  • Philadelphia Flyers
  • Philadelphia 76ers
  • Camden River Sharks

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1145 King Road, Immaculata, PA. 19345 p. 610-647-4400 or call toll-free: 1-877-42 TODAY
Federal Compliance Links | Clery | Employment
Immaculata University | Copyright ©2015 All Rights Reserved