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B.A. in Exercise Science

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Become an Expert in Vital Kinesiology Concepts.

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  • Duration As few as 2 years
  • Cost per Credit $420
  • Credit Hours 120

Program Benefits

  • Complete a career-connected curriculum
  • Gain hands-on experience
  • 95% of students are employed a year after graduation
  • Now accepting applications – no app fee
  • Free transfer credit evaluation
  • Six convenient start dates per year

A flexible degree that combines exercise science and business knowledge

Gain a deeper understanding of exercise science, the health and fitness world, and your place in these industries. Complete CSP Global’s Bachelor of Arts in Exercise Science to pursue positions in coaching, fitness, personal training, and rehab.

In this program, you’ll study nutrition, anatomy, physiology, kinesiology, and applied exercise prescription under the guidance of industry-experienced faculty members. Learn online on your schedule, and apply your knowledge in real-world situations by completing an interest-based internship.

Build your professional network by connecting with your peers and top alumni employers. Your academic team will ensure your earned college credits are transferred, and multiple scholarship options are available to make your private Christian education even more convenient.

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The online exercise science degree provides a liberal arts perspective through the general education core, plus 44 credit hours in the major. You’ll study nutrition, anatomy, physiology, sport business, motor development, biomechanics, kinesiology, and more. The career-connected curriculum prepares students to sit for the ACSM-CPT certification and the following examinations: NETA, NSCA, ACSM, ACE, and AFFA.


Program Outcomes

  • Exhibit an understanding of the principles and concepts of kinesiology and allied health.
  • Apply knowledge of human anatomy and the musculoskeletal system to assess one’s development and abilities.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the effects of physical activity on the body’s functions.

Admissions Requirements

To apply for the B.A. in Exercise Science from Concordia University, St. Paul, you’ll need:

  • Completed online application
  • Submit official transcripts from your previous regionally accredited institution(s) 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. CSP Global accepts completed goal areas.
    • Transfer students with fewer than 20 college credits completed will also need to submit an official high school transcript.
  • Additional Requirements
    • Access to a computer that meets CSP Global’s technology requirements.
    • Students who do not meet initial admissions criteria may be asked to complete the academic success essay and/or provide additional documentation.
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Tuition Details

The online B.A. in Exercise Science costs $420 per credit hour, making your total tuition $50,400. Convenient payment options and $2,000 partnership scholarships are available to help you pay for your education.


At CSP Global, you’ll have support from industry-experienced faculty who will offer guidance and answer your questions throughout your exercise science degree online program. It’s yet another way the online format mimics the experience of studying on campus.

Get the Feel of an In-Person Program on Your Schedule

With over 25 years of experience and more than 40 online programs, CSP Global is a pioneer in online education. As part of our diverse online community, you’ll receive a liberal arts education guided by Lutheran principles. The career-connected curricula, flexible learning options, and alumni connections available at CSP Global mean you’ll graduate ready for success. We are committed to delivering online programs with the same quality as our on-campus learning.

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Financial Aid

CSP Global is committed to initiatives that keep college affordable. In addition to financing your education with federal student aid and private loans, you will be eligible for a tuition discount offered to online students (this limits eligibility for institutional scholarships). Transfer students could receive $2,000 or more through transfer partnerships and transfer student awards. CSP Global is also a Military Friendly® institution. An enrollment counselor can help you apply for financial aid.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Are you interested in one of CSP Global’s programs? Get answers to the most frequently asked questions about time to completion, accreditation, tuition and fees, admissions, and more. If applicable, you can also learn more about licensure, concentrations, or specializations offered in the program. Get more information about any online program or contact an enrollment counselor at (855) 641-2525 with further questions.

Yes, you can transfer up to 90 credit hours from a regionally accredited institution toward this degree program. Our Transfer Specialists will guide you through the process.

The B.A. in Exercise Science includes 44 credit hours plus general education requirements.

Excluding general education requirements, the B.A. in Exercise Science has 12 courses.

Online undergraduate programs from CSP Global are $420 per credit hour.

This program is offered fully online from CSP Global.

Transfer credits must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 based on a 4.0 system.

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