Bachelor of Science in Education in Exercise Physiology

Become an expert of health and the human body as an exercise physiology major at the University of Dayton. As you learn about the body’s responses, interactions and adaptations to exercise through asystematic and research-based experiences, you'll integrate coursework in body composition interactions, disease conditions, diet, environment and training —  and jumpstart your future in health and exercise sciences.

After you graduate from the exercise physiology program, you'll be prepared for professional or graduate school in exercise biochemistry, exercise physiology, medicine and allied health, nutrition and more. 

Program Outcomes

Through the exercise physiology program, you will have the opportunity to explore the field through an extensive offering of courses and research experiences associated with biochemistry, biomechanics, clinical assessment, exercise, nutrition and research design. Our program’s strong science curriculum will prepare you for entrance into schools of dentistry, medicine, veterinary medicine and more. 

As exercise physiology is one of the most competitive majors at the University. The minimum ACT composite for incoming first-year students is 27. The minimum grade point average for transfer students is 3.2, which must include adequate preparation in the sciences.

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