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 wellness, recreation and sports. Sports, once viewed primarily through a performance lens, has become a lucrative industry with significant employment opportunities.

As a student in John Carroll’s Exercise Science, and Sports Studies programs, you will have a wide range of opportunities to pursue careers in fitness and wellness, exercise science, allied health, or the sports industry. Our overall program emphasizes the value and importance of physical activity in all people’s lives, and the development of professionals prepared to help everyone achieve maximum individual potential. We offer two majors through which you will prepare to accomplish your personal and professional goals: