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Exercise Science and Sport Studies

The Exercise Science and Sport Studies curriculum provides students the opportunity to explore the topics related to exercise, sport, and physical health from a variety of perspectives.

Graduates of the Exercise Science and Sport Studies program continue their education in graduate school and/or go on to work in a variety of health, fitness, or sport fields. Meet our graduates.

Program Highlights

  • Small classes and labs give you plenty of faculty interaction throughout your degree program.
  • Many opportunities for independent research. See Undergraduate Research.
  • Excellent laboratory facilities and equipment. See the facilities.
  • Student Employment opportunities a laboratory assistant, sports medicine assistant, personal trainer, or strength and conditioning assistant.


"Having the opportunity to study at a liberal arts college that provides a vast range of courses allowed me to gain knowledge in many areas outside of my biology major and ESSS minor. One of the most critical characteristics that a physical therapist must have is the ability to relate to their patients — to build a relationship with them. The knowledge I gained through CSB/SJU was tremendous in that category." Michael Pettit

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Don Fischer
Department Chair
Exercise Science & Sport Studies