Exercise and Sport Science Program


Exercise and Sports Science (EXSS) is a growing field with an ever increasing number of people interested in it. A vast range of career options are available from anything related to fitness, health, and wellness. With this rise in interest by the general population to become healthier, more EXSS professions are expected to develop in the coming years.

Students at FSU begin their study with science and health courses and graduate with a variety of hands on experiential learning opportunities. In addition to a full-time internship during their senior year, they complete several semesters of field experience along with specific coursework designed to prepare them for various fitness and wellness certifications.  The program at FSU is unique and detailed to prepare students for a variety of opportunities upon graduation.


YMCA Bike Test

Seniors practicing YMCA Bike Test in the Human Performance Lab at FSU

Queen City Step Test

Queen City Step Test


FSU is one of the only University's in the USA that has a BodPod


Careers in Exercise Science



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FSU's Exercise and Sport Science Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) and the Committee on Accreditation for the Exercise Sciences (CoAES).




Department of Kinesiology

  • Cordts Physical Education Center
    101 Braddock Road
    Frostburg, MD 21532

Hunter Brakeall
Department of Kinesiology