UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls

Exercise and Sport Science

Exercise and Sport Science is designed for students who seek careers in a broad range of areas related to exercise and sport science, including: cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation, strength and conditioning, personal training, sport management, corporate wellness center, coaching, physical and occupational therapy and health promotion. The program prepares students who plan to continue their education at the graduate level in any Kinesiology sub-discipline (athletic training, biomechanics, cardiac rehabilitation, sport management, sport psychology). Upon graduation students are required to take the ACSM or NSCA certification exam. 

Program Highlights

  • An experienced and dynamic professional faculty that teach evidence-based practices.
  • State-of-the-art facilities, including the $63.5 million Falcon Center.
  • Students receive hands-on, personal instruction.
  • Every student must fulfill an internship credit before graduation.
  • Students participate in undergraduate research in their specific field of study.