Exercise Physiology & Human Performance

Bachelor of Science

Availability: On-Campus | Program Length: 120 Hours

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Program Overview

The Bachelor of Science in Exercise Physiology and Human Performance at Texas A&M University-Central Texas prepares students for careers in a multitude of health, sports, and fitness-related fields and a foundation for graduate studies or medical school. The program will provide knowledge about the body’s physiological responses to exercise, as well as evaluate physiological adaptations through applied science. You will learn how to develop exercise prescriptions for a variety of individuals, from healthy to aged or diseased populations.

Whether your goal is to enter the athletic performance industry or pursue a medical degree, you will experience relevant coursework, excellent faculty, and hands-on training in A&M-Central Texas' new, state-of-the-art Human Performance Research Laboratory and Exercise Physiology Laboratory.

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Career Opportunities

  • Cardiac Rehabilitation Specialist
  • Exercise Physiologist
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Personal Trainer
  • Physician Assistant
  • Research Assistant
  • Sport Nutritionist
  • Strength & Conditioning Coach
  • Wellness Coordinator

Transfer Pathways:

The direct & affordable path from your community college to a BS Exercise Physiology & Human Performance degree!

A&M-Central Texas offers customized transfer pathways leading to the BS Exercise Physiology & Human Performance degree for students at these colleges. Don't see your college or degree program? Contact us, and we'll create one for you specifically!

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  • If you are planning to start your study at an A&M-Central Texas partner college, our Transfer Pathways help you identify the specific courses you will need in each semester, from freshman through graduation!
  • If you are already attending an A&M-Central Texas partner college, Transfer Pathways show you the quickest path to a bachelor's degree, with no extra classroom time and no wasted credit hours.
  • If you attend or plan to attend another college, A&M-Central Texas will create a customized pathway just for you, and update it with you each semester as you move toward your degree!
  • Or use one of our transfer guides, which lead you to an Education BAS degree by showing typical freshman and sophmore classes:
  • Contact us: We're here to help you graduate on time and with less student debt.

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