Exercise Physiology

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 Fitness Specialist
  • Personal Trainer
  • Group Exercise Instructor

Clinical Programs

You can focus on a number of different hospital and clinical settings, including cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation, as well as diabetes and obesity clinics. Careers options include:

  • Clinical Exercise Specialist/Physiologist
  • Cardiac Rehabilitation Specialist/Physiologist

Sport Performance Programs

If your main interest is sports training, the undergraduate Exercise Physiology program at Barry can prepare you for a career as a:

  • Strength and Conditioning Specialist
  • Tactical Strength and Conditioning Facilitator

Exercise Physiology Research

Barry's Exercise Physiology bachelor's degree can prepare you for an academic (teaching) and research-related careers in areas relating to the following:

  • Sport Performance Enhancement
  • Physical Activity and Chronic Disease Prevention
  • Physical Activity Through the Lifespan
  • Techniques for Improving Fitness

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 or pre-physical therapy specialization. You will also be prepared for graduate studies in allied health fields.

Want more information regarding Barry's Exercise Physiology program advantages? Ask us a question online or schedule a visit today. Take the first step toward your new career in Exercise Physiology!