Academics

Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science

Why Choose Exercise Science at WIU?

  • State of the art facility includes: gymnasium, pool, dance studio, fitness room, weight room, athletic training facilities, and lab areas
  • The Exercise Science Student Association offers opportunities to engage in research with faculty, attend conferences, provide service to the community and gain valuable leadership and professional experiences
  • The program is recognized by the National Strength and Conditioning Association
  • Courses are taught by faculty members who are actively engaging in research with students
  • Faculty members hold certifications though the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) , the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA), and the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM)
  • Service learning opportunities and internships have led to careers in clinics, community-based facilities, and the private business sector

Job Placements of WIU Graduates

  • DOT Foods
  • Kraft
  • Life Fitness
  • Life Time Fitness
  • Velocity Sports

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