Exercise and Sport Science (B.S.)

The Exercise and Sport Science degree provides students with a scientific-based curriculum for improving human performance and wellness, and is an ideal preparation for successful entry into a variety of graduate professional programs such as nursing, occupational therapy, physician assistant, physical therapy, athletic training, or medical school.  Students develop application skills for sport and fitness activities, assessment and evaluation of various populations and fitness levels, and human movement systems from all of the subdisciplines of kinesiology (e.g., exercise physiology, exercise and physical activity psychology, motor learning and development, biomechanics, and others).  Career options include corporate wellness, exercise physiologist, cardiac rehabilitation, strength and condition coach, and a wide variety of therapeutic exercise and recreation positions.  

Admission Requirements: Undergraduate students entering Wayne State University, either from high school or transferring from other accredited universities or colleges, are admitted directly into the bachelor's degree program.

Admission questions should be directed to the Division of Academic Services, College of Education, 489 Education, phone 313-577-1601.