What You Can Do with a Major in Exercise Science

A student majoring in exercise science may work with individuals to develop fitness and exercise programs. Others will help patients recover from chronic diseases and improve cardiovascular function, body composition and flexibility. In addition to working with this population, exercise science majors will work with athletes in developing sports specific strength and conditioning programs to improve sports performance.

POTENTIAL CAREER TITLES

Prepare for potential careers as a(n):

  • Cancer Exercise Specialist
  • Dietitian           
  • Epidemiologist
  • Exercise Physiologist      
  • Fitness Consultant
  • Physical Therapist   
  • Physical Therapy Assistant
  • Sports Nutritionist         
  • Strength and Conditioning Coach
  • Wellness Coach  
  • Wellness Coordinator

CAREER PLANNING AND JOB SEARCH RESOURCES

CAMPUS OPPORTUNITIES

Student organizations:

  • AU League of Spartans
  • AU Students for Wellness
  • Fitness, Physical Education and Coaching
  • Student Athlete Advisory Committee

On-campus employment:

  • Athletics Department
  • Department of Education and Human Performance
  • Fitness Center
  • Office of Student Activities
  • Weight Room
  • Wellness Center

FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT CAREER SERVICES:

630-844-5403 | career@aurora.edu | aurora.edu/career
Eckhart Hall, Room 316