What will I learn?

Keiser University’s Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Science combines both didactic instruction integrated with supervised practice and externships necessary to provide the student with the necessary tools to be successful in this field. The focus of this program is to prepare the student to take three nationally recognized and accredited field certifications. In addition, the coursework focuses on preparing the student with a strong foundation in science-based General Educations and a balanced offering of Core classes. Following graduation from the Exercise Science program, students will have the necessary requirements to pursue a degree in a variety of medical fields including physical therapy.

Program Objectives

The following objectives are designed to meet Keiser University’s mission and its objectives:

  • Develop a student’s ability to apply health and fitness assessments in the development, monitoring and motivation of individuals with exercise prescriptions;
  • Effectively prepare students to properly conduct and monitor exercise sessions in both healthy and special populations;
  • Apply learned principles to properly conduct assessments and measurements in sports performance assessments in both healthy and special populations and interpret the results;
  • Analyze and apply principles related to the human movement system as well as using corrective exercise strategies to correct dysfunctional movement patterns;
  • Prepare graduates for careers in Exercise Science and/or further education.

Prerequisites for Major Courses

At a minimum, students must successfully complete (with a minimum of a 2.0 or “C” grade in each of these courses) the following two general education requirements before beginning any core coursework. The 2.0 or “C” grade in Human Anatomy and Physiology I is the minimum grade a student can earn before a student entering Human Anatomy and Physiology II.

  • Human Anatomy and Physiology I
  • Human Anatomy and Physiology II

Program Outline

To receive a Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Science, students must earn 120.0 credit hours.

Courses are offered with all options like Face to face, Virtual Remote but Live or Online.

Which department am I in?

Flagship Residential Campus

Study options

Full Time (120 credit hours)

Tuition fees
US$30,768.00 per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

Expected September 2020

Venue

Flagship Residential Campus

2600 North Military Trail,

WEST PALM BEACH,

Florida,

33409, United States

Full Time (120 credit hours)

Tuition fees
US$30,768.00 per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

11 January 2021, 30 August 2021, 10 January 2022

Venue

Flagship - College of Golf and Sport Management

2600 North Military Trail,

WEST PALM BEACH,

Florida,

33409, United States

Entry requirements

For international students

Successful completion of a secondary school program equivalent to high school in the United States. (Official records must be evaluated by an approved educational evaluator service attesting that completion is equivalent to secondary school completed in the United States)

Certification of financial ability to meet tuition and other necessary expenses or ability to qualify for financial aid as an eligible non-citizen.

If an applicant’s primary language is not English, the applicant must present a TOEFL score of 500 or higher on a paper-based examination, a score of 173 on a computer-based examination, an internet-based score (iBT) of 61, or an IELTS score of 6.0 or higher.

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About this uni

Keiser University has a strong international character to its student body, providing a home-away-from-home for students from all over the world.

  • Career-focused education
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  • Associate, bachelor’s, master’s & doctorate degree programs
  • Learning culture of ‘students first’