Acquire a strong foundation in exercise physiology, statistics and research methods suitable for a variety of careers around health and performance of individuals through exercise and training.
Students gain career options from rehabilitation and conditioning to sport science and research. Specialize in applied physiology, neuro-rehabilitation or sports performance, and participate in ongoing research. Enjoy program flexibility to select coursework in areas of interest and the option to complete a thesis or project.
Join a program with nationally and internationally recognized experts in exercise science and physical activity.
Practice your skills working with athletic teams and in cardiac rehabilitation, clinical exercise physiology and more.
Designed by You
Choose your courses based on interests in areas of sports performance, applied physiology and neuro-rehabilitation.
Make an Impact
Study exercise physiology and sport science for the well-being of individuals and communities.
Gain the professional and personal intelligence it takes to have a successful career.
Gathering and analyzing information for decision-making or problem-solving purposes
Gathering and analyzing information to increase knowledge or solve problems
Working collaboratively with others to achieve a shared goal or objective
Communicating and interacting effectively in a variety of social and professional situations
Understanding what others are saying to facilitate effective communication
Communicating scientific research and findings in a clear, accurate and compelling manner
Using your degree
Make your college experience the foundation for a successful future.
Learn how alumni use degrees with outcome data from Gamecock GradStats, a service of the University of South Carolina Career Center.
- Strength and Conditioning Coach
- Personal Trainer
- Exercise Physiologist
- Health and Wellness Coach
- Performance Nutrition Coach
- Rehabilitation Specialist
Job Titles of Alumni
- Exercise Physiologist
- Research Assistant
- Project Coordinator
- Health Educator
- Activity and Wellness Director
- Clinical Fitness Specialist
Average Alumni Salary
Five to 10 years after graduation without additional education $65,743
- Athletic Teams
- Sport Science
- Cardiac Rehabilitation
- Corporate Fitness
- Health and Wellness
Employers of Alumni
- Greenville Health System
- PRISMA Health
- Lexington Medical Center
- MUSC Health
- University of South Carolina