The bachelor’s degree in exercise, performance, and health optimization will provide you with the knowledge, skills, and experiences to become a capable health professional in commercial, corporate fitness, and community fitness settings -- including careers in strength and conditioning, personal training, athletic training and coaching. You will develop skills to improve the health and fitness of individuals, including the principles underlying optimal health, technical skills for assessing health and fitness, and behavioral strategies to encourage physical activity. 

This program is offered on-campus only.

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Special Opportunities

Internship: The capstone experience is a full semester internship which provides students with on-the-job experience as well as employment opportunities. Approved internship sites in Alabama and other southeastern states are available in hospitals, corporate facilities, commercial fitness centers, and rehabilitation clinics. Other sites may be approved on an individual basis depending on student interest.

Program Requirements

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Jennifer Jackson
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Last updated: 04/23/2024