UNE's Applied Exercise Science program has received acceptance and endorsement of the National Strength and Conditioning Association's Education Recognition Program. This is a three-year endorsement, and UNE is now the only NSCA-endorsed program in Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, and Rhode Island.
As an Applied Exercise Science major, you gain the knowledge, skills and abilities to improve the lives of healthy and health-compromised clients, and to support athletes wishing to improve performance.
Your growing base of knowledge in science, exercise science and athletic training enables you to meet the challenges posed by cardiopulmonary rehabilitation, strength and conditioning, sports medicine, corporate fitness, personal training, and health promotion and research.
You leave our program ready to conduct pre-participatory screenings and fitness tests, to prescribe exercises, and to practice exercise leadership. You leave ready for a career on the cutting-edge of exercise, science, and strength and conditioning.