Careers with an Exercise Science Degree

Exercise Science at Southern Nazarene University, Bethany OklahomaWhen you graduate with your degree in Exercise Science from SNU, you’ll have the preparation you need for a successful career in many professions such as:

  • Personal Trainer 
  • Strength and Conditioning Coach 
  • Cardiac Exercise Specialist

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Exercise Science Overview


The Program

  • Aligns its core requirements with the professional preparation standards published by the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)
  • Provides a variety of internship opportunities tailored to the interests of each individual student
  • The curriculum provides NASM certification in Personal Training and/or Performance Enhancement Specialist (Strength and Conditioning Coach).

The Professors

  • Have years of practical experience in their fields of study
  • Have experience directing a grant from the Oklahoma County Health Department
  • Have clinical experience in cardiac rehabilitation
  • Have clinical experience in Athletic Training and Physical Therapy

The Preparation

  • Graduates are ready for careers in health-related fields, fitness/wellness in schools, hospitals, clinics, and community or private fitness centers
  • Our graduates are successful in graduate school and the workforce