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Bachelor of Arts inExercise Science

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Scholarship applies to eligible new MBA and BA in Exercise Science students who enroll for the Spring 2019 semester. Contact an enrollment counselor for complete details.

Program Details:

  • Credit Hours: 49
  • Course Length: 7 weeks

This program can be taken:

  • Online

Exercise Science

The online Bachelor's in Exercise Science program consists of 49 credit hours and is offered fully online. The B.A. in Exercise Science is designed for busy adult students who are interested in obtaining their degree and require the flexibility of attending class on their schedule.

Curriculum Overview

Overview

The online Bachelor’s in Exercise Science program focuses on kinesiology concepts in human movement, exercise and management. The Exercise Science degree prepares students for positions in coaching, fitness and wellness centers, health and wellness education, personal training and rehabilitation sciences.

The online Bachelor of Arts in Exercise Science degree also prepares students for post-baccalaureate study in areas such as aging, athletic training, biomechanics, chiropractics, exercise physiology, human growth, sports management, sport psychology and more.

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KHS-220 - Research Methods

This course is designed to expose students to the principles and concepts necessary for understanding the basic elements of research in kinesiology and allied health. Students will learn about the research process, types of measurement and research, and proper writing style. Emphasis will also be placed on locating and evaluating credible evidence from various sources. Concepts from this course will assist students in applying research methods to topics within their own fields of interest.

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Requirements

  1. Apply Online
  2. Submit official transcripts from the regionally accredited institution with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 based on a 4.0 system.
    • If you have attended a MNSCU college or university we also ask that you provide an official accompanying DARS or MnTC goal area worksheet.  Concordia accepts completed goal areas.
    • If you have less than 20 college credits completed, you will need to submit your official high school transcript as well as any college level courses you have taken.
    • If you have not taken any college level courses and have graduated from high school in the last three years, you will need to submit your official high school transcript as well as your official ACT or SAT scores.

*120 credits need to be completed to earn bachelor’s degree

Technology Requirements

Students enrolling in an adult undergraduate program must have access to a computer that meets Concordia University’s technology requirements. Contact Concordia’s Help Desk at helpdesk@csp.edu or (651) 641-8866 with any questions regarding these requirements.

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Proven Results

Concordia’s online and on-campus programs deliver relevant skill sets and real-world career outcomes for professionals in a variety of fields and industries.

95% 95% of CSP grads receive job offers within one year of graduation.

*First Destinations survey administered by Concordia University, St. Paul

$57,736 Highest average salary among MN private school grads (bachelor’s) four years after graduation.

*salary data source: mnedtrends.org

44% CSP graduates earn 44% more than the national average.

*Graduate earning data source: collegescorecard.ed.gov

Career Potential

Because we design our online exercise science program to be responsive to the exact needs of the marketplace, it will be a relevant major if you’re considering graduate study in areas such as exercise physiology or a career as an athletic trainer, sports coach, chiropractor, community wellness director, cardiopulmonary rehabilitation specialist, physician’s assistant or physical therapist.

  • Athletic Coach
  • Wellness Coach
  • Personal Trainer
  • Exercise Physiologist
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Physical Therapist

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Concordia University, St. Paul online provides an affordable educational choice for adult learners. Concordia online offers program credits at a competitive rate.

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