Online B.A. in Exercise Science

Get Moving in a High-Growth Industry with an Exercise Science Degree

Exceptional Education for a Successful Career

Gain the skills you need for a successful career in health and fitness with Concordia University, St. Paul’s online bachelor’s in exercise science. Coursework features key topics like kinesiology concepts in human movement, exercise, management, and more.

In this program, you’ll gain the skills to become a leader and innovator in your chosen career path and be prepared for additional education in areas like athletic training, biomechanics, or exercise physiology. Expert instructors who have worked in the field for years will support you throughout the program. You’ll also complete an interest-based internship, ensuring you enter the workforce with hands-on experience.

Online programs from CSP feature supportive and energetic faculty. You’ll reach your goals in a flexible, digital environment while gaining valuable experience and advanced industry knowledge in the tradition of Concordia University, St. Paul’s academic excellence.

100% Online

$420 per Credit Hour

90 Transfer Credits

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Learn Fitness Management Skills and Prep for Graduate Work

The online bachelor’s degree in exercise science also requires 44 credit hours of program-specific coursework covering research methods, nutrition, anatomy, sport business, health psychology, exercise physiology, biomechanics, and more.

Applied Nutrition

Explore the interaction of humans with food, including nutritional concepts, current consumer issues, and nutritional needs throughout life.

Sport Psychology

Examine the psychology of sport and its applications for performance enhancement.

Exercise Assessment

Focus on exercise testing and prescription with regard to stress testing and fitness evaluation.


Learn structural mechanics of bone construction, muscle contraction, and more.

Online Study at Concordia University, St. Paul

Our online community enables students to explore their interests, engage with professors and peers, and achieve their goals through academic growth. Career-focused coursework, an experiential learning environment, supportive faculty, and flexibility mean you’ll be set up for success. We are committed to delivering an online learning experience through affordable programs that have the same quality as on-campus programs.

Join a Fast-Growing, Impactful Field with These Top Careers

Employment of exercise physiologists is projected to increase 13% from 2020 to 2030, faster than the average for all occupations.1 That’s just one path our graduates pursue.

  • Exercise Physiologist
  • Fitness Trainer
  • Athletic Director
  • Gym Manager
  • Medical Exercise Specialist
  • Medical Sales Consultant
  • Sports Nutritionist
  • Wellness Coordinator
“All my professors are awesome. And I’m very impressed with their level of professionalism, courtesy, kindness, compassion, and intellect. I’m impressed with how much I’m learning, and thrilled about how much I have yet to learn.”
– Tanja Taff-Morello, CSP Online Student, Rochester, MN, Liaison at Mayo Clinic

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