All of our programs prepare students for certification or licensure tests, graduate school, and jobs in various disciplines. They also include valuable hands-on opportunities. The exciting combination of classroom and performance learning is bound to help you discover your strength in the field of Exercise Science & Sport.
Students interested in the Master of Science in Athletic Training (MSAT) will complete the first three years in the Exercise Science major then be eligible for a secondary admission process to complete the MSAT program. Students selecting this path will graduate with a master’s degree in five years.
This program prepares students both for graduate studies and careers in clinical, corporate, commercial, community, and private sector exercise and wellness settings. Aligned with Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) standards, students earn national certifications in personal training and strength and conditioning coaching.
The Physical Education major prepares students for the Illinois teaching license for K-12 classrooms. This program is accredited by the Illinois Board of Education. Additional certifications in health and driver education are available.
This major prepares students with management skills to plan, organize, lead and evaluate programs that apply business knowledge to operations in sport, recreation and athletic organizations at a variety of levels.
As an athletic trainer, you will be a qualified, allied health care professional. Your education and experience will include the prevention, evaluation, rehabilitation, protection and management of health care problems associated with diverse populations.