About the Department Sport and Exercise Sciences Programs
Sport & Exercise Sciences, through its program in Instructional Activities in Sport and Recreation, is committed to providing opportunities for all students, faculty, and staff to pursue healthy and active life-styles by offering activities which lead to the development of lifetime sports skills, recreational pursuits, personal fitness, and wellness.
The Sport and Exercise Sciences (SES) Programs contribute to research-based evidence, and generate new knowledge in their respective academic fields by producing high-quality research that is locally and internationally relevant and ethically responsible. Scientific inquiry within SES develops students’ perspectives about themselves and the world around them, while fostering new and creative ways of thinking. It is also the foundation upon which professional practice knowledge, essential for success in a career, is constructed.
SES programs offer professional preparation for students seeking career opportunities in human performance, and sport-related areas. Available undergraduate programs leading to the Bachelor of Science degree are Applied Sport & Exercise Sciences and Exercise Physiology. Minors in Coaching, Exercise Physiology, and Sport, Exercise, and Performance Psychology are also available. Seamless BS-to-MS programs are offered in Applied Sport & Exercise Sciences, and Exercise Physiology. Graduate degree offerings include Human Performance and Wellness, Athletic Training, Sport, Exercise, and Performance Psychology with Specialization in Human Performance and Wellness, and Sport, Exercise, and a Dual Degree - Master of Science in Performance Psychology and Master of Business Administration.
We aspire to be the program of choice for students majoring in sport and exercise sciences who desire an international, premium, ethically-based, and market-related education.