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Developing Whole Leaders for the whole World

Bachelor of Science in
Health Exercise Science


Program Overview

Oral Roberts University’s Bachelor of Science and Engineering in Health and Exercise Science is a residential program that can equip you to become a personal wellness educator. You can graduate with the complete understanding in concepts and principles that form the foundation of total wellness.

More than this, 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. At ORU with experience in the health, fitness, recreation and leisure and sports management, you will be prepared for a range of career choices or entering physical therapy or medical professional school.

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

  • Personal Trainer
  • Physical Activity Coordinator
  • Health Promotion or Corporate Wellness Specialist
  • Leisure Sports Coordinator
  • Health Promotion Specialist
  • Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation
  • Post-injury Exercise Rehabilitation Trainer
  • Graduate Professional Programs

What are some of the core experiences of this program?

  • Personal Health Science
  • Human Anatomy
  • Human Physiology
  • Kinesiology and Biomechanics
  • Exercise Physiology
  • Nutrition
  • Chemistry
  • Psychology

What makes ORU’s Health Exercise Science program stand out?

As a Health Exercise and Science student, you’ll have tangible encounters with actual job experience, whether it is examining trends of various populations and related health outcomes or learning how to change these trends to improve our world. Not only will you learn advanced Health Exercise Science theories, you’ll learn how to apply it to real-life situations.

What about accreditation?

As a university, we meet the highest 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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