Program Overview

The exercise science program at Carson-Newman prepares you for a wide range of careers related to maximum performance of the human body. Exercise Science is a rigorous program for students aspiring to work in an Allied Health field such as physical therapy, occupational therapy, physician assistant, medicine, athletic training, cardiopulmonary rehab, strength and conditioning, corporate wellness, chiropractic, coaching, or personal training. Students will explore human movement and human physiology and will gain an in-depth understanding of how physical activity affects the human body, with hands-on experience is built in throughout the coursework. 


  • C-N’s exercise science program was essential not only in guiding me toward my current career, but it was also crucial in developing me into a better individual in all aspects of life.
    Sean Fein, 2016 / Physical Therapy Assistant / Results Physiotherapy, Chattanooga
Exercise Science Careers

• Athletic training
• Cardiopulmonary rehabilitation
• Chiropractics
• Clinical exercise physiologist
• Coaching
• Corporate wellness
• Medicine
• Occupational therapy
• Medicine
• Physical therapy
• Personal training
• Physicial assistant
• Strength and conditioning

Exercise Science Internships

• Jefferson Memorial Hospital
• Carson-Newman Athletics and Sports Medicine
• Summit Physical Therapy
• Optimus Physical Therapy
• UT Medical Center
• Ortho Tennessee
• Grace Rehabilitation Center
• Warner Chiropractic
• Morristown-Hamblen Healthcare System
• Benchmark Physical Therapy
• Dr. John Hood Chiropractic Care Center
• Drayer Physical Therapy
• Emerald Youth Foundation

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