Exercise Science Minor | University of Portland

Exercise Science Minor

A student running on the Beauchamp's indoor track

Why Study Exercise Science at UP?

  • During an era where human thriving is being confronted by illness, disease, poor nutrition and physical inactivity, the Exercise Science minor seeks to push back against societal issues.
  • Exercise specialists can help individuals improve physical capacity to forestall aging, to combat a disease process, to reduce stress and/or rehabilitate from a cardiac event.
  • Those that work in exercise science, movement education, and exercise related health care fields work directly in support of improving the lives of our human family.
A group of students exercising in the Beauchamp Health and Wellness Center

Potential Exercise Science Career Paths

  • Personal Fitness Specialist
  • Physical Therapy Assistant
  • Physical Therapist
  • Athletic Trainer

Exercise Science Minor