Exercise Science Degree

If you have a passion for fitness and dream of a career as a personal health fitness trainer, an on-site or online Exercise Science degree from Globe University is a great place to get started. Our Exercise Science online degree programs can prepare students with the exercise science skills and understanding of industry techniques necessary for a successful career in the field.

In addition, students in the Associate or Bachelor’s of Exercise Science degrees track at Globe University complete a curriculum that includes a variety of business courses. These fitness degree classes help prepare our health and fitness degree programs students for personal training certification, as well as leadership roles and advancement opportunities in their careers.

“Life Time Fitness actively seeks to hire graduates from the Exercise Science degree program at Globe University and Minnesota School of Business. As the market becomes increasingly competitive, clients want personal trainers with relevant bachelor’s degrees and high-level certifications. The Exercise Science curriculum at this college provides just that as well as business and leadership skills rarely seen in our industry.”

—Jason Stella, Life Time Fitness personal training department head

Why Exercise Science?

  • Demand for qualified professionals in the field
  • Rewarding career that directly impacts clients’ lives
  • Ability to work in various areas of the fitness industry

“I really wanted a career where I could help others make a healthy start. The program has changed my life—given me new opportunities. I will be specializing in fitness for special populations, working with aging body and metabolic issues such as diabetes and obesity.”

—Joeleen M. Romann

Online Exercise Science Degree

As a student at Globe University, you are able to complete any of our health and fitness degrees online. The online fitness degree programs offer flexibility for students whose schedules won’t allow the opportunity to take classes on campus. At Globe University we ensure that our online division class curriculum is comparable to on campus fitness degrees courses, with instructors who have relevant industry expertise. Learn more about Globe University’s online division.

Exercise Science Degrees

Our Exercise Science degree online program allows you to build upon your education with Globe University, avoiding any loss of credits. Our exercise science associate degree credits can be applied toward a bachelor’s degree.


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Career Outlook

US Bureau of Labor Statistics projected
employment growth rates for 2014-2024

Fitness Trainers and Instructors
10th Percentile Salary $20,250
25th Percentile Salary $25,040
50th Percentile Salary $31,720

This annual salary is taken from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for this job title. The 10th percentile indicates the bottom 10 percent of earners make less than that figure annually; the 25th percentile means the bottom quarter of workers earn less than the number; and the 50th percentile shows the medium income for the profession.