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Bachelor of Science in Exercise Physiology (2 + 2)

Exercise Physiology is a program of study that is designed for individuals who have a strong interest in fitness and science.  This program prepares students to work in the fields of health and fitness, clinical diagnostics, rehabilitation, and fitness performance settings.  It also prepares students for graduate programs in exercise physiology and health related disciplines, such as physical therapy, athletic training, and occupational therapy.

In efforts to enhance employment opportunities students who graduate from this program often pursue certifications through the American College of Sports Medicine and the National Strength and Conditioning Association. Most of the certifications offered from these organizations require a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in exercise physiology (or a related field).

The major is specifically tailored for individuals who have already completed an associate degree that will translate to Ohio University general education requirements. The program is delivered in an on-campus format.  The Exercise Physiology Advising Guide will provide more details.


Parallel LCCC Program

Associate of Applied Science, Sport and Fitness Management or Physical Therapy Assisting


Program Admission Requirements

  • No requirements beyond University admission requirements.
  • Combined 2.0 GPA from all prior college-level coursework
  • Official transcripts sent directly to Ohio University from all colleges and universities you have attended


Application Information

To apply to the Partnership, follow the steps below:

  1. Complete an Online Application 
  2. Pay the $50 non-refundable application fee. Transfer students who are eligible for the Federal Pell Grant and need assistance paying the application fee, can apply for the NACAC Transfer Application Fee Waiver.  
  3. Request all college and universities that you have attended to send an official transcript directly to Ohio University.
  4. Once your materials are in, you can monitor the progress of your application by checking your MyOHIO Student Center. You can learn more about how to check your application status through this link.
  5. You will then schedule an advising appointment with your assigned Ohio University academic advisor.
  6. Be sure to register for the Bobcat Student Orientation (BSO) after you are admitted to learn about resources and student support services.

Submit all college-level transcripts to:

Undergraduate Admissions
Chubb Hall 120
1 Ohio University Drive
Athens, OH 45701 

Contact Information

Erin Drake
(740) 593-4103
To schedule an appointment, use this link.