Jump into the in-demand field of physical therapy and exercise science. The program includes the opportunity for accreditations/certifications in American Heart Association-Adult, Child, Infant CPR certification with AED; American Heart Association-First-Aid certification, and Certified Personal Trainer. The curriculum includes exercise physiology; first aid and emergency procedures; fitness training; injury prevention; injury recognition and evaluation; sports psychology; therapeutic modalities; and research methods.
The Physical Therapy and Exercise Science program is for the student who is interested in helping people prevent injuries or working with patients to help relieve their pain and increase their strength and mobility. (Minimum 2.0 GPA and Biology recommended.)