Studying Exercise Science at Weber State
Weber State’s exercise science emphasis teaches active students who enjoy science how exercise and sports impact your health, while preparing you for health and fitness careers and graduate-level education. Our program is also active in undergraduate student research.
Exercise Science Highlights
In this program, you can gain practical experience for your career through labs and internships at fitness and clinical sites including physical therapy clinics, wellness programs and more. You can also take basic science courses to prepare for graduate-level education in areas such as physical and occupational therapy, medicine, athletic training and exercise physiology.
The Exercise Science emphasis will allow you to obtain the knowledge and skills necessary for national certifications, including American College of Sports Medicine's Certified Exercise Physiologist, National Strength and Conditioning Association's Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist and more.
Class of 2017
“The curriculum has been an ideal combination of instruction for knowledge-based competence and practical, hands-on experience. Others students who are considering working in healthcare would hugely benefit from studying in this department.”