Concentration in
Exercise Specialist


Program Overview

Oral Roberts University’s residential Exercise Specialist concentration in Health and Exercise Science will prepare you for a career in the sport and exercise industry. As a Health and Exercise Science major, you will have the prerequisites needed to sit for the American College of Sport Medicine certifying examination to become a certified Exercise Physiologist.

Our commitment to equip Spirit-empowered leaders is why our unique mission to develop Holy Spirit-empowered leaders through whole person education can truly set you apart to impact the health and exercise world. In pursuing all pre-professional degrees, ORU stresses the importance of maintaining close contact with the program advisor for optimal success.

What can I do with a degree from ORU in Health and Exercise Science with a concentration in Exercise Specialist?

  • Qualify for further study in a graduate professional school
  • Exercise Physiologist
  • Hospital Based Wellness Programs
  • Geriatric Health Care
  • Corporate Fitness Manager
  • And More!

What are some of the core experiences of this program?

  • Human Anatomy and Physiology Lecture/Lab
  • Exercise Prescriptions for Special Populations
  • Techniques of Health Evaluation
  • Exercise Physiology
  • Kinesiology and Biomechanics

What about accreditation?

As a university, we meet the accreditation standards set by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC).

Are there scholarships available?

Nearly 100% of our full-time, undergraduate residential students receive ORU grants and scholarships through academic achievement and through ORU’s premier scholarship opportunity of our Quest Whole Leader Scholarship. To learn more about financial aid, click here.

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