Bachelor of Science
Vandergriff College of Nursing & Health Sciences
Health & Kinesiology
Total Credit Hours: 124
Typical Completion: 4 Years, full-time
Cost per credit hour: $333
Full-time Tuition: $3,996/semester
Exercise science is a great degree for anyone who enjoys physical activity, sport, or exercise and who has an interest in in human anatomy and physiology.
The bachelor of science in kinesiology includes emphasis areas in exercise science and pre-physical therapy.
As an kinesiology major, you will take classes such as:
The Exercise Science option prepares students to work in the health/fitness industry or to work with athletes in a non-school setting. Students take courses in the biological and physical sciences in preparation for their coursework in the Exercise Science program. The program curriculum emphasizes the anatomy, physiology, and mechanics of human movement. Laboratory activities provide hands-on experiences with equipment commonly used in the field.
The Health Professions program is based upon admissions requirements for the University of Mississippi Medical Center School of Health Related Professions (SHRP). Students must formally apply for and be accepted to the Health Professions program.
Median national salary for Physical Therapist Assistants and Aides according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics' Occupational Outlook Handbook.