Personalize your degree by choosing from two tracks and two combined degree program options:
This is our core program and is ideal if you want a career in
areas such as cardiopulmonary rehabilitation, strength and
conditioning, corporate fitness, community health and wellness,
personal training or health coaching. This track also prepares you
for advancement to our master’s and PhD programs in exercise
After you’ve completed the prerequisite courses, you’ll apply to the professional sequence of the program. Once admitted, you’ll choose nine credits of electives in your area of interest. The program culminates with a one-semester, 12-credit internship.
The general exercise science track can also prepare you for pre-professional training in health professions such as chiropractic or physician assistant programs (with appropriate selection of elective courses).
Our pre-physical therapy track will prepare you for UB’s doctor of physical therapy (DPT) degree program.
To be eligible to apply to the DPT program, you must:
In the junior year of the program, you may submit an online application to the DPT program by the Nov. 1 deadline. Once accepted, you’ll have three additional years of graduate study to complete the program.
You also have the option to complete your bachelor’s degree in exercise science and apply to the DPT program in your senior year of the exercise science program.
in Exercise and Nutrition
Earn a bachelor’s in exercise science and a master’s in nutrition with the ultimate wellness degree.
**Please note: The BS/MS program does not lead to
registered dietitian (RD) licensure or allow you to practice
as an RD.
Earn a bachelor’s degree in exercise science and an MPH in epidemiology as you consider exercise and prevention from a population and community-based perspective.
Download the undergraduate programs booklet to learn more.