Health and Exercise Science

Contact Information

Our exercise science department offers undergraduate and graduate programs accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs, as well as supports requirements for education majors and Bloomsburg's athletic staff.

As a leading university in exercise science, we offer opportunities for clinical and research internships to encompass the full spectrum of health, including cardiac rehabilitation, physiological assessment, and training for optimal performance. Our faculty advise and assist students in tailoring a specific program of study to prepare for career objectives in the dynamic field of exercise science.

Luke Haile, PhD, teaching students in an Exercise Science class in the Centennial Hall gym.

Undergraduate Program

Unique among PASSHE, our bachelor's program is designed to prepare you for a wide range of careers in wellness and fitness. This challenging and demanding program leads to careers in corporate wellness programs, cardiac rehabilitation, health care, sports medicine and research environments. Emphasis is on the interpreted aspects of wellness and fitness, gerontology, nutrition, stress management, alternative medicine and therapies and cardiac rehabilitation in a rapidly evolving professional field.

Exercise science students conduct strength training in Centennial Hall's weight room

Graduate Program

Our master’s program prepares you for research opportunities, doctoral study and employment in universities, cardiac rehabilitation, corporate fitness and wellness, sports medicine, and pediatric/geriatric fitness. You’ll further study exercise science with clinical and research internships that encompass the full spectrum of health, including cardiac rehabilitation, physiological assessment, and training for optimal performance. These activities are augmented by such learning recourses as library support, information technology and well-equipped exercise physiology, biomechanics, and computer laboratories on campus.

Exercise science major presents her research at the Mid-Atlantic Regional American College of Sports Medicine Meeting

Support Exercise Science

By supporting our exercise program, you're investing in the lives of students by helping prepare them for exciting and rewarding careers. Your donation provides access to hands-on learning opportunities using state-of-the-art technology, health care clinical experiences, and research opportunities that give our students an edge in their careers.

The Husky Difference

The Commission on Accreditation of the Allied Health Education Programs is the largest programmatic accreditor of the health sciences professions.
NSCA Education Recognition Program
ERP distinguishes schools with standardized, approved strength, and conditioning or personal training curricula in undergraduate and graduate settings designed to prepare students for the NSCA-CPT® and CSCS® certifications.

Exercise Science Contacts

Bloomsburg University Employee

Wendy Hoyt

  • Secretary of the Department of Exercise