Why choose exercise science at North Central College?
An exercise science degree will prepare you for a career as an exercise professional in the rapidly growing world of fitness and human performance. Its broad-based curriculum balances the applied art of fitness programming with the scientific fundamentals of anatomy and physiology. North Central’s exercise science program is also recognized by the National Strength and Conditioning Association. Students in the major are prepared for a career in strength and conditioning, corporate fitness and wellness, personal training and human performance. Many students choose to use the exercise science major to prepare for graduate programs in physical therapy, exercise physiology, chiropractic, or others.
You can also:
- Utilize Dartfish motion analysis software in your coursework.
- Benefit from frequent panel discussions with area exercise professionals.
- Take advantage of practice tests and advising support if you wish to pursue graduate studies.
Benefit from a program recognized by the National Strength and Conditioning Association that has received acceptance to the association’s Education Recognition Program (ERP).