Exercise Science

Why Major in Exercise Science?

With an Exercise Science major from Hastings College you’ll develop a strong understanding of health and fitness. Yet critical thinking and communication skills are a must, and Hastings College faculty will push you to be your best and develop well-rounded education that prepares you for a great career.

With courses in biology, chemistry and physical education, you’ll address many aspects of human performance in new and exciting ways while discovering how to and instill life-changing habits in others.

Hands-on opportunities provide real-world experience and build confidence in your abilities to design, implement and manage exercise and sports programs of all kinds. You’ll graduate with the skills to create practical human performance experiences, and the best practices to communicate those concepts to others. You’ll change lives!

Through student organizations such as the P.E. Club and internship opportunities at numerous local and regional organizations, you’ll build a network to jumpstart your career. Toss in faculty and alumni connections, including contacts within the Nebraska Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance and other professional associations, and you’ll have a post-graduation leg up.

You’ll find Hastings College Exercise Science graduates studying exercise science at the University of Nebraska Medical Center and physical therapy at Des Moines University and elsewhere, serving as athletic trainers and personal trainers, and teaching and coaching at all levels, ages and abilities. It’s a great career and Hastings is a great place to make it happen. Apply today!