Barry University's Bachelor of Science in Exercise Physiology can help you prepare for a wide variety of health / sport-related careers. You might work in:
Fitness and Wellness Programs
With this degree, you could work in fitness and wellness programs with clients of all ages and fitness levels, including athletes, children, adults, and the elderly. Career options include:
- health and fitness instructor or director,
- strength and conditioning specialist,
- exercise leader, or
- personal trainer.
You can focus on a number of different clinical settings, including cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation, as well as diabetes and obesity clinics. Careers options include:
- exercise specialist,
- exercise test technologist, or
- clinical researcher.
Exercise Physiology Research
Barry's Exercise Physiology bachelor's will prepare you for graduate degree programs that emphasize research and preparation for a doctorate degree in exercise physiology. This degree can prepare you for a research-related careers that include:
- laboratory technician,
- research assistant, or
- research scientist.
Sports Training Programs
If your main interest is sports training, the undergraduate Exercise Physiology program at Barry can prepare you to:
- be a conditioning coach,
- improve sport performance enhancement, and
- conduct sport performance research.
Additional career options
A degree in Exercise Physiology can be your first step toward other health-related careers such as nursing, physical therapy, physician assistant, and medicine. Barry's Exercise Physiology program even offers a pre-med specialization. You will also be prepared for graduate studies in allied health fields.