Division of Health Science

Our goal is to provide knowledge in anatomy and physiology, nutrition, exercise physiology and exercise prescription. You will have the opportunity to apply the knowledge you have learned with hands on fitness testing and well as working with individuals to improve their health and fitness.

Our Exercise Science program is recognized by the National Strength and Conditioning Association. The NSCA Education Recognition Program (ERP) recognizes and distinguishes schools with standardized, approved personal training curricula in undergraduate and graduate settings designed to prepare students for the NSCA-Certified Personal Trainer® (NSCA-CPT®) and NSCA Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist® (CSCS®) certifications.

  • Careers in Exercise Science
  • Personal Trainer
  • Strength and Conditioning Coach
  • Fitness Center Owner
  • Health Promotion Specialist
  • Fitness Assessment
  • Prepare you for advanced degrees in:
  • - Athletic Training
  • - Medical School
  • - Occupational Therapy
  • - Physical Therapy
  • - Chiropractic School
  • - Other healthcare professions

We are looking for students who want to help people improve their health, fitness and lifestyle. Missouri Valley will help you prepare for a career in the health and fitness field with courses in nutrition, exercise physiology, exervcise prescription, and health and fitness testing.

For more information, contact:

John Bartholomew, Director of Exercise Science