Exercise Science Department

Exercise Science

The Exercise Science Department at Southern Connecticut State University offers bachelors and masters degrees with fully accredited and nationally recognized program options for students wishing to focus on Athletic Training, Human Performance, Physical Education and/or School Health Education. Coursework and research is led by an energetic, caring and accomplished group of faculty members. The Exercise Science Department prepares students to become professionals who can assume leadership roles in a variety of Exercise Science related professions. Our graduates have gone on to work with and assist individuals from young children to elderly adults to improve their personal health status and to develop a wellness based lifestyle.

Our Athletic Training Education Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE). Our Human Performance Program is accredited by Committee on Accreditation for the Exercise Sciences (CoAES) and the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP). Our Physical Education Program is accredited by the National Association for Sport and Physical Education (NASPE) and the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE). Our School Health Education Program is accredited by the National Association for Health Education and NCATE.