HSS is the cornerstone of St. Mary's liberal arts and Marianist education. With more than 20 disciplines to choose from, this is the largest school on campus.
The Exercise and Sport Science program prepares students for many career options, by equipping students with the academic knowledge and practical experience necessary to work in a variety of recreational and fitness settings. Students interested in teaching physical education and/or coaching in secondary schools choose Exercise and Sport Science as a first or second teaching field. The major also serves as preparation for graduate study in areas such as exercise physiology, athletic training and sports rehabilitation.
Student interested in working in a “movement” environment, such as athletics, physical education, athletic training, fitness and personal training, would enjoy the Exercise and Sport Science major.
Students can pursue one of the following program options:
Our students have gained internships in places such as:
Our graduates have gained employment as:
Some positions may require further education.