Exercise & Sport Sciences

B.S. in Exercise Science

Students pursuing a B.S. in exercise science develop a thorough understanding of the anatomy and physiology of the human body and its response to acute and chronic exercise. Students learn procedures for assessing health, fitness and performance; how to interpret the results; and how to develop safe and effective exercise prescriptions for healthy, athletic and clinical populations.
A degree in exercise science allows graduates to pursue advanced degrees with careers in:
  • Occupational therapy
  • Physician assistant
  • Physical therapy
  • Athletic training
  • Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (D.O.)
  • Medical Doctor (M.D.)

A minor in Personal Training is also available.

Contact Us

Exercise & Sport Sciences is part of the College of Allied Health


Exercise Science: EXSS@harding.edu

Athletic Training: MSAT@harding.edu or AthleticTraining@harding.edu