Exercise Science

Exercise Science Options...

K-12 Teaching Option  This option is for students wanting to become physical educators in a public/private school system. Students will study in both the Exercise Science Department and the Teacher Education Department. Learn more

Exercise Specialist Option  This flexible option is for students who are interested in a variety of careers in the field of Exercise Science. It provides the foundation for those interested in personal training and strength and conditioning. Learn more

Exercise Physiology Option  This option is for students who are interested in science-related careers in the field of Exercise Science. It provides the foundation for those interested in physical therapy, graduate work in Exercise Physiology, or other health care careers. Learn more

Sport Administration Option  This option is for students wanting to become involved in the business of sport. Students will study in both the Exercise Science department and the School of Business Administration. Learn more

Coaching Minor  Do you want to coach those sports you love playing and share your passion with young people? A coaching minor can be a good complementary minor for you if you have chosen the K-12 Teaching Option.  Learn more

Exercise Science Minor  We offer a minor in Exercise Science which is open to all students with majors other than Exercise Science. Learn more


Why Study Exercise Science at FLC?

The Exercise Science program at Fort Lewis College hones professional skills and scientific knowledge through meaningful research, engaging classroom discussions, and practical real-world experiences that prepare students for graduate study and careers in teaching, coaching, sport administration, personal training, physical therapy, and other athletic, recreation, fitness, and wellness professions.

Our students begin their clinical studies earlier than at other schools, using professional equipment in our Human Performance Laboratory. We also offer opportunities for teaching in area public schools, working as personal trainers in the Student Life Center, and developing exercise programs for real-world clients.

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