Exercise Science Careers & Outcomes

  • Exercise Science Career Tracks

    The exercise science degree at MSUM prepares you to pursue a career in any of the four main health-fitness sectors: sport, industry, health and education. Some careers you may be able to jump right into, while others may require further education and experience.

    Exercise Science and Physical Education: Teaching (double major)

    Prepare for careers in fitness, exercise science and wellness and to teach K-12 physical education in public and private schools.

    Exercise Science and Health Education: Teaching (double major)

    Prepare for careers in fitness, exercise science and wellness and to teach 5-12 health education in public and private schools.

    Exercise Science and Athletic Training (double major)

    Prepare for careers in fitness, exercise science, wellness and health. The Athletic Training education program will prepare you to sit for the Board of Certification examination, which is the entry-level credential to practice athletic training.

    Exercise Science major and Strength and Conditioning minor

    Prepare for careers in fitness, exercise science and wellness with specialization in strength training and conditioning to apply to fitness and athletic performance.

    Exercise Science major and Wellness minor

    Prepare for careers designed to introduce wellness concepts and develop in fitness, exercise science, wellness and health.

    Exercise Science major and Coaching minor

    Prepare for careers designed to introduce wellness concepts and develop in fitness, exercise science and wellness with specialization in the responsibilities of coaching in any sport-related field.

    Exercise Science major and Developmental Adapted Physical Education certificate

    Prepare for careers in fitness, exercise science and wellness with specialized training to individuals who have physical, sensory, emotional and/or mental disabilities.

    Exercise Science major and Health and Medical Sciences minor

    Prepare for careers in fitness, exercise science and wellness with specialization in pre-professional graduate school and health-related programs.

    Exercise Science major and Entrepreneurship minor

    Prepare for careers in fitness, exercise science and wellness with emphasis on fundamentals of management, marketing, finance and entrepreneurship to create or build a business.