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College of Health Professions and Social Work -  Academic Advising

College of Health Professions and Social Work - Academic Advising

Exercise Science


The Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Exercise Science program is located in the College of Health Professions. Students in FGCU's Exercise Science program focus on analyzing movement and maximizing performance levels of high-level athletes, fitness-oriented persons, and special populations such as children and older adults.

Exercise Science graduates are eligible to sit for national certification exams through the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) and the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM). Graduates of the Exercise Science program will be qualified for graduate programs in the applied sciences and in the health professions such as athletic training, physical therapy, occupational therapy, medicine, sports nutrition, and sports psychology.

The Exercise Science program is 120 credit hours in length. Upper division requirements can be completed in five semesters. Please visit Curriculum Map at