运动科学,B.S.
本科阶段的学习

Experience Exercise Science at Immaculata大学

在这个专业, you will gain hands-on experience through coursework and internships in the area’s finest hospitals and training and fitness centers to prepare you for employment in the exercise science field. As people become increasingly aware of the benefits of good health and fitness habits, the demand for trained practitioners in the field of exercise science will continue to expand.

The Exercise Science major at Immaculata offers four tracks so that you can specialize in a path that interests you and your career goals. Learn more about each track offered below.

运动科学

This interdisciplinary track will help you pursue a career in fitness and wellness, 个人培训, 或者力量和调理. This program will prepare you for graduate work in exercise physiology, 生物力学 and related disciplines. This curriculum will prepare you to assess a patient or client’s fitness/wellness status and 创造锻炼编程. The flexible curriculum allows you to choose courses to meet your career goals or prepare for certifications in exercise physiology and strength and conditioning.

Pre-Athletic培训

Athletic trainers are an integral component of the health care continuum and provide preventative, emergency and rehabilitative care to the physically active population. Athletic trainers work 关闭ly with other medical professionals and can be found in all areas of athletics or in one of the many emerging settings (performing arts, 公共安全, 职业健康, 武装部队, 等.).

四年Pre-Athletic培训
In this curriculum you will learn foundational knowledge in biology, 化学, 物理, psychology and exercise science to prepare you for graduate studies in athletic training or related disciplines. Students may apply to Immaculata大学’s Master of Athletic Training program 继续他们的教育.

3 + 2加速BS /垫
Students with a strong passion for athletic training and an outstanding academic record should consider applying to this rigorous accelerated five-year program in athletic training. 请参阅OD真人官方网站3+2运动训练页面 for more information and highlights about this program. (Note: Students pay comprehensive tuition for the first three years and graduate tuition for the final two years.)

Pre-Occupational/Pre-Physical Therapy

Occupational and Physical therapists are in high demand to help the aging population, to support people with special needs or disabilities, and to assist people as they recover from illnesses or injuries. Immaculata’s pre-occupational/pre-physical therapy curriculum provides students with a solid foundation in anatomy and physiology, 化学, 运动机能学, 遗传学, 生物力学, 营养, and 物理 to prepare for graduate studies. You will learn how to assess patients, 创造锻炼编程, prevent and care for athletic injuries.

Pre-Physician助理

Immaculata’s Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science with the pre-physician assistant track will give you a strong foundation in human movement science while also allowing you to pursue a career as a physician assistant or a related medical profession. This interdisciplinary program includes math and science courses that will give you the foundational knowledge you need for applying to graduate physician assistant programs. We encourage you to meet with IU’s advisory committee for the medical professions, made up of faculty who will provide information, 深思熟虑, and services to help you with your graduate school and professional plans. Students studying in the Pre-PA track must begin observational hours by their sophomore year in order to complete the observational hours requirements for most graduate programs.

实习

在Immaculata, you can get an internship within a specialized area, providing you with invaluable training. With our 关闭 proximity to Philadelphia’s hospitals, rehabilitation facilities and fitness and recreation centers, you will have excellent learning opportunities.

Our students have completed internships at the following organizations:

  • 美国国立卫生研究院
  • NovaCare康复
  • 耐力物理治疗
  • 闪电快速训练系统
  • 联合体育训练中心
  • 未来之星训练营
  • Ed Snyder Youth Hockey Foundation
  • YSC学院
  • 白血病及淋巴瘤协会

 

The exercise science program gave me the head-start I needed to feel prepared for the rigorous coursework in physical therapy school. I was able to achieve plenty of hands-on practice through our classwork, practicums and programs such as GetFIT, where we worked with clients directly. The exercise science program gave me the skills and confidence I needed to be successful in PT school.

Tori命运20

Doctor of Physical Therapy student

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