Students in the Health Promotion concentration develop a strong foundation in anatomy, physiology, exercise physiology, biomechanics, health promotion, exercise assessment and prescription, and nutrition through rigorous coursework. The science-based curriculum prepares graduates to work with individuals across the lifespan to promote healthy lifestyle changes through basic interventions and referrals. Graduates are well prepared to pass a national certification exam, such as the ACSM Certified Exercise Physiologist (ACSM-EP) or the NSCA Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS). Students have the opportunity to gain hands-on experience working with faculty on ongoing research projects. The Exercise Science BS – Health Promotion concentration is suited for students who plan to seek positions in health promotion and disease prevention, such as health promotion specialists, wellness managers, and health educators. This concentration will also prepare students for graduate study in health promotion, public health, and wellness management.