Exercise Science B.S.

Empowering Healthier Lives

If you’re passionate about health, fitness and helping others live healthier lives, the field of exercise science could be an ideal professional path. The exercise science program at PBA brings together the most current and relevant instruction, state-of-the-art learning facilities anchored in a South Florida setting, where health and fitness is a top priority.

Three concentrations to pick from:


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Rigorous and Respected

The program is offered through the Health and Human Performance Department, which is accredited by the National Strength and Conditioning Association. You’ll take part in a very hands-on experience, learning to work with individuals of all types—from high-level athletes, to those dealing with everyday health issues to cancer survivors through PBA’s Cancer-Related Fatigue Program.

Internships are a key requirement of the program and internship sites for PBA students include:

  • Egoscuee
  • Paley Advanced Orthopedic and Spine Institute
  • Vinceremoss
  • YMCA of West Palm Beach
  • Lake Worth Golf Course
  • Forest Hill High School
  • Kings Academy
  • CrossFitt Navigate
  • Rosariann Academy
  • South Olive Recreation
  • Renaissance School
  • Jupiter Medical Center
  • Building Up Sports Academy
  • National Training Center (Orlando Health)

Distinctively PBA

The program offers a number of key differentiators setting it apart. As a result, you’ll be prepared to step in on day one and achieve at a higher level. Some things to consider about PBA’s program include:

  • Guided by Faith—Our faith drives everything we do, and our students bring a unique passion to serve others. They work with cancer survivors, children with autism at the Els Center of Excellence for Autism and those inunderservedd areas through Urban Youth Impact for Children.
  • State-of-the-Art Facilities—You’ll use equipment and technology typically reserved for graduate students, including metabolic carts, cardiac ultrasound, blood biochemistry analyzers andGPSS performance tracking systems.
  • Research and Authorship—In the past year alone we’ve had students present research findings at the Shape America Convention and the International Society for Autism Research Conference.
  • Expert Faculty—Our faculty members are accomplished professionals and experts who’ll work with you individually, often involving students in significant research.

Not sure about the major? Check out our exercise science minor

Graduates of the program have been accepted into outstanding graduate programs, including at Florida Atlantic University, Southern Florida University and Colorado State University. And you’ll find them working with impressive organizations, including:

  • Paley Institute
  • S. Marine Corps
  • The Breakers Resort
  • Palm Beach County Schools
  • West Palm Beach Police Department
  • Humane Society of the Treasure Coast
  • University of Miami Women’s Basketball
  • Crossfit City Place
  • Florida Panthers (NHL)
  • YMCA
  • West Palm Beach Fire Department
  • Energy, Fitness of Bahamas

Your School

Nine distinctive schools are part of PBA. Classes related to this major will be focused here. 

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Your Faculty

PBA is rightly proud of our talented faculty. Here’s who you’ll be learning from in this major.

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Your Catalog

OK, you’ve chosen your program of study. Now, it’s time to get familiar with your classes.

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