College of Arts and Sciences

Exercise Science, Physical Education, and Sports Studies

The demand for allied health professionals is expected to increase to meet the current and future healthcare needs in the U.S. and beyond. Physical fitness and wellness play key roles in our society, underscoring the need for qualified professionals in physical education, wellness, and recreation. Sports, once viewed only as a national pastime, have become a lucrative industry with significant employment opportunities.

As a student in John Carroll’s Exercise Science, Physical Education, and Sports Studies program, you’ll have a wide range of opportunities in pursuing careers in fitness and wellness, physical education, or the sports industry. The program emphasizes the value and importance of physical activity in all people’s lives, helping them reach maximum achievement of individual potential. You can choose from three majors: