Clinical Exercise Physiology
The clinical exercise physiology concentration prepares students to be competent entry-level clinical exercise physiologists and practitioners and equips students with the knowledge and skills to further their education, either in the medical field or to become clinical researchers. Students take health and medical courses, as well as a personnel and human resources courses, to provide them with well-rounded knowledge of the field. Students also will partake in internship opportunities, as well as research experiences through our thesis option or independent study option.
Clinical exercise physiology is studied by students with varied undergraduate backgrounds, including biological sciences, exercise science, physical education, and nursing. Our concentration is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Professionals and is one of only seven clinical exercise physiology programs accredited in the United States.