Seeking a career in the health, fitness and wellness industry? Broadview University’s fully online Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Exercise Science will give you the skills and knowledge you need to work in a variety of settings—from health clubs and commercial fitness centers to city recreation departments and health-promotion organizations. Broadview’s reputation and accreditation by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS) mean you’ll earn an online exercise science degree that’s highly valued and respected in the industry.
Notice to students and prospective students: The A.A.S. Exercise Science program at West Jordan has been placed on student achievement show-cause by their accreditor, the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (“ACICS”), due to material noncompliance with its retention standard of 60%.
Through Broadview University’s CareerPath initiative, you’ll save up to 25% on tuition! This groundbreaking initiative also features six-week sessions so you can attend full-time while focusing on fewer subjects. Because your courses are offered fully online, you can fit your studies into your busy life. By taking classes full-time, year-round, you can earn your exercise science degree in as little as 36 months.
With an online exercise science degree from Broadview, you’ll be prepared to work as a manager, personal trainer, consultant or a variety of other positions in the health, fitness and wellness industry.
You’ll learn from talented faculty who have real-world experience in the health and fitness industry. To make sure you receive a relevant and up-to-date education, Broadview continuously improves its curriculum by seeking input from industry leaders. You’ll learn about everything from nutrition to kinesiology (the study of human movement) to medical terminology. You’ll also take business-related courses, such as small business management, social media, marketing, applied ethics and professional communication.
Before you start your online studies, you can take our online learning orientation. This step-by-step guide will teach you how to use our online system and give you the guidance and confidence you need to succeed as an online learner. Our Service Desk will be there to assist you with any technological issues—seven days a week—via phone and email.
Through CampusConnect, you’ll access your course materials, submit assignments and connect with your instructors and classmates. Through LibraryConnect, our virtual library, you’ll have access to our huge collection of reference materials, e-books, databases and journals—and support from our librarians.
This course is an introduction to the study of human movement.
This course is an introduction to general nutrition. Topics include the nutritive value of foods, reading food labels, factors influencing a body’s food requirements, and the importance of nutrition in promoting health and preventing disease. Students learn about various food cultures, the application of nutrition requirements to the basic food groups, and nutritional requirements throughout the human life cycle.
Students learn the psychological factors underlying successful participation in sports and exercise. Content covers key psychological principles surrounding performance enhancement, imagery, exercise adherence, goal setting, burnout, arousal, and athletic injuries.