Welcome to the Exercise Science and Community Health Department
Our department houses academic programs at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Our graduates are employed in a variety of health-related settings from schools, colleges, clinics, and the sport/fitness industry. Because of our wide range of professional degrees, students also have opportunities to work in state and local health departments, hospitals, corporate settings, military, and federal government such as the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
ESCH is home to programs that focus on the practical and scientific practice and understanding within the exercise science, fitness, sports medicine, and health promotion domains. Our undergraduate programs include Athletic Training, Exercise Science, Health Promotion, Fitness and Condition, and Physical Education Teacher Education (PETE). Students participating in our Exercise Science or Athletic Training program may apply to the newly added Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program.
Our graduate programs include Masters of Science (M.S.) in Exercise Science, Physical Education, Human Performance and Masters of Science (M.S.) in Health Promotion.
As you look through our website at these various programs, please take time to learn about the quality of our faculty and our special program characteristics that set us apart from other schools. The Department of Exercise Science & Community Health is a member of the American Kinesiology Association.