Sport and Exercise Science

Sport and Exercise Science Concentration

Interested in Sport and Exercise Science?

Are you passionate about health and fitness?

Want to inspire others to be the best they can be?

Learn about how the body works during exercise, and develop the skills to coach people through fitness training. IU South Bend’s Bachelor of Science in Health Science degree with a concentration in Sport and Exercise Science is designed for students interested in careers related to health and fitness. This exciting field is growing and graduates are in high demand. Students will have the opportunity to engage in their field of study in the real world through internships and practical training in IU South Bend’s Student Activities Center. Students majoring in Sport and Exercise Science can be certified as Exercise Physiologists, Strength and Conditioning Specialists, and more. Many will go on to graduate level degrees in athletic training, and physical and occupational therapy.

Career opportunities in Sports and Exercise Science include:

  • Exercise Physiologist (salary: $46,270/year)
  • Wellness Consultant (salary: $75,000/year)
  • Sport and Fitness Administrator (salary: $42,000/year)

Degree Requirements