Exercise Science Degree at SNU

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