Exercise Science - Degree Opportunities
Degree Opportunities in Exercise Science and Sport Management at Schreiner University
Schreiner University’s Exercise Science curriculum provides education in the science of exercise and wellness and includes competency in the skills needed to develop customized exercise programs for people in clinical, health, wellness, and/or athletic settings. It prepares students for a variety of health-related professions and also for graduate school. This major prepares students for national certification in personal training, strength and conditioning, and many other health and fitness pursuits.
Our Sport Management curriculum prepares students for careers in the fields of sport business, management of a sport or sporting event, sport marketing, and sport law by combining business related courses with studies of sport and physical education. Students pursuing this major typically want to work with athletic teams or professional athletes, or they may wish to manage sport or wellness facilities, or are interested in graduate studies in Sports Management, Sports Marketing, or Sports Law.
In addition to pursuing one of these two majors, many of our exercise science and sport management students choose to combine their degree with a career in education and—through Schreiner’s unique 5th Year Distinguished Educators Program—have the opportunity to complete their Master’s Degree in only three additional semesters. This curriculum is a hybrid curriculum utilizing both online and in-class experiences. Many students leave this program with additional certification in areas such as ESL, Bi-Lingual, Special Education, or content specializations like Physical Education.
The Mountaineer Fitness Center (MFC) houses the Exercise Science and Sport Management classroom space along with an Exercise Physiology Lab that is home to new equipment including a recently-acquired Woodway treadmill and BodPod. The MFC complex also houses racquetball courts, a weight/workout room, a multi-purpose room, athletic training facilities, and a dance/aerobics room indoors with a swimming pool, soccer fields, baseball diamond, basketball courts, and tennis courts outdoors.