Bachelor of Science in Exercise & Sports Science
The program has the flexibility to prepare students for graduate or professional healthcare programs, such as medicine, physical therapy, occupational therapy, cardiac rehabilitation and athletic training or other fields related to exercise science within the corporate or commercial fitness setting.
Master of Athletic Training
The program is designed to provide structured didactic (classroom) and supervised practice experiences to prepare a student for an entry-level position in athletic training.Master of Athletic Training.
Minor in Coaching
The coaching minor prepares students for coaching positions in a variety of athletic settings and is offered to non-exercise and sports science/athletic training majors.
Minor in Exercise Science
The minor provides students with the knowledge necessary to understand exercise and sports science concepts, such as functional movement, responses, and adaptations. The coursework increases a student’s knowledge base, enhances qualifications, provides competitive edge in the allied health, wellness or fitness world and builds credibility. Students who complete this minor are eligible to sit for the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) or the NSCA Certified Personal Trainer (CPT) exams.
Minor in Health Sciences
The Health Sciences Minor is intended to provide students with a broader understanding of universal concepts related to health and healthcare. It is recommended for students from any major who plan to work in any aspect of healthcare. The coursework required for this academic minor allows students to tailor the 12 required credit hours from a list of courses that represent a variety of health and healthcare related disciplines.
Internship opportunities in KRS are the culminating experience in which each student can apply classroom studies to real-world situations.
Internships through The University of Tulsa ExSS program include:
- Fitness Facilities (Corporate/Private/Community)
- Hospital Wellness
- Strength and Conditioning (High School/University)
- Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation
- Physical/Occupational Therapy
- Outdoor Recreation
- Physical Education Teaching
- Sports/Recreation Retail
- Professional Athletics
- Activity for Individuals with Physical Challenges
- University Intramural/Recreation
- Medical Centers
- Community Service Providers (Fire/Police)
Alumni have careers in a wide variety of settings, including:
- College/university strength and conditioning coaches
- Corporate wellness
- Pharmaceutical sales
- Community activity programming
- Fitness facility management
- K-12 physical education teaching
- K-16 coaching
Many graduates continue their education in graduate school, including programs in:
- Exercise Science/Exercise Physiology
- Professional programs – e.g., Chiropractic, Dental, Physical Therapy, Physician Assistant and Medical School
- Education – e.g., Foundations, Theory, Teaching