Exercise Science, BS

Bachelor of Science 
Exercise Science 

Exercise Science at Greenville University 

This program helps you build a strong foundation in health and fitness knowledge by combining courses from the basic sciences with courses from the exercise sciences, along with internship experience. Develop marketable skills that are critical in the growing fields of health, fitness, medicine, athletic training, and physical and occupational rehabilitation.

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Career options
Work in a clinical health setting such as medicine, physical therapy, or occupational therapy; pursue a career in corporate fitness, personal training, or wellness promotion; or become a sports trainer, strength conditioning coach, or athletic trainer.
Pursue your purpose

Help people live healthier lives, reach their goals, and maximize their potential.

Unique opportunities

An agreement between Greenville University and Southern Illinois University Edwardsville offers you even more opportunities to excel in exercise science. You’ll access state-of-the-art technology in SIUE’s nearby lab while benefiting from GU’s liberal arts programming.

Why GU


Deepen your education. We’re a liberal arts school. That means you get a holistic education that introduces you to many subjects and ideas, helping you grow your interests and skills. 


Personalized attention. Experience personal growth and plan your career under the guidance of faculty who know your name and cheer your success. GU’s low 11:1 student/faculty ratio and community atmosphere allow professors to invest in their students, and know your strengths and abilities in the field of social work.


Faith-based. Learn to incorporate your faith into both your studies and your career. 

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Exercise Science, BS Success Story

Success Stories

I decided to come to GU because I love the community here. I was surrounded by great people that really invested in me and always pushed me to be greater than I formerly was.

-Johnny Milabu

Exercise Science, BS Course Requirements

Visit the Online Undergraduate Catalog for an explanation of graduation requirements.