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Exercise & Sports Science Careers


An exercise and sports science degree prepares students for a wide array of potential careers as well as graduate study. Professional positions held and graduate programs attended by recent graduates of Meredith’s ESS program include:

Careers

  • Teacher and head basketball coach, Heritage High School, Wake County
  • Elementary physical education teacher, Wake Forest University
  • Middle school health and physical education teacher, Leesville Road Middle School, Wake County
  • Health and physical education teacher, Southeast Raleigh Magnet High School, Wake County
  • Health and physical education teacher, Northern Vance High School, Granville County
  • Health and physical education teacher, East Lee Middle School, Lee County
  • Cannon Online Learning Designer, Athens, Ga.
  • Program Manager, Merck’s Health Matters Fitness Center, West Point, Pa.
  • Personal trainer, Raleigh, N.C.
  • Supervisor, Raleigh Parks and Recreation, Raleigh, N.C.

Graduate Programs

  • Doctorate of Physical Therapy – Elon University
  • Doctorate of Physical Therapy – Winston Salem State University
  • Master’s Degree in Health Education, East Carolina University
  • Master’s Degree in Exercise Physiology, UNC-Chapel Hill
  • Master’s Degree in Physical Therapy, Old Dominion University
  • Master’s Degree in Exercise Science, UNC-Charlotte
  • Master’s Degree in Physical Education, University of Georgia
  • Master’s Degree in Instructional Technology, University of Georgia


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Exercise and Sports Science Video

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Exercise and Sports Science Program

See how Meredith exercise and sports science students are going strong.

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