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Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing

Exercise Science

Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science

The B.S. in Exercise Science from Loyola's Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing prepares students for myriad health and exercise related fields.  Graduates can look forward to careers in adult fitness and personal training; assessment, design, and implementation of individual and group exercise; and fitness programs for healthy people and those with controlled disease.  Through coursework and hands-on experience, students will develop skills in evaluating health behaviors and risk factors, conducting fitness assessments, writing appropriate exercise prescriptions, and motivating individuals to modify negative health behaviors.

The curriculum is comprised of three components:

In addition to classroom-based instruction, this program also expects students to complete an internship or practicum-based course.



Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing

Undergraduate Programs: 1032 West Sheridan Road, BVM Hall, 8th Floor, Room 800, Chicago, IL 60660 · 773.508.3249

Graduate Programs: Medical Center Campus · 2160 South First Avenue, Building 125-4500, Maywood, IL 60153 · 708.216.9101

Health Sciences Division: Loyola University Chicago, 2160 S. First Avenue, Maywood, IL 60153 · http://www.LUC.edu/hsd

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