Exercise Science Major
Applied/Pre-Athletic Training Concentration
When you pursue a Bachelor of Science degree in exercise science, you can select Applied/Pre-Athletic Training as your concentration. This area focuses on biomechanics, exercise physiology, strength and conditioning, personal training, cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation and related fields. You will also complete the pre-requisite courses for the Master of Athletic Training.
An Engaged Learning Community
At Truman, you’ll be among other bright and ambitious students who will challenge you, care for you, and work beside you for a better world. Become a leader in organizations like Habitat for Humanity, Cardinal Key, Blue Key, and the Student Athlete Advisory Committee. Truman has cooperative partnerships with local agencies providing you with additional avenues for skill development, job experience, and service learning.
The Best Labs for Hands-on Learning
Our modern labs provide you with unique opportunities to learn about human motion, muscle activity, and kinematics. As an undergraduate student at Truman, you also have the unique opportunity to work in a medical school cadaver lab (only 4% of undergraduate programs in the nation offer cadaver-based anatomy).
Preparing for a Successful Future
Truman has affiliations with select graduate programs that can provide students special advantages when you’re ready to apply to graduate school. The American College of Sports Medicine’s Certified Exercise Physiologist certification (EP-C) exam serves as the senior exit exam.