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Undergraduate Study

In the rapidly growing fields of sport/physical training and exercise science, Springfield College graduates are highly sought. The College has been recognized internationally as a leader in physical education, fitness, sport, and athletics for more than a century. Our exercise science and sport studies students enjoy a level of specialization available at few other educational institutions.

Exercise Science and Sports Studies As an exercise science and sport studies student, you will receive extensive training in physiology, anatomy, and the biomechanics of movement, using our state-of-the- art laboratories. You will study movement and sport, learn about how the physical self is tied to the emotional/psychological self, and how state-of-mind can affect the physical body.

Undergraduate Majors:

Exercise Science and Sports Studies
For more information about the undergraduate programs residing in the exercise science and sport studies department, contact Dr. Tracey Dexter Matthews at 413-748-3397 or the Admissions Office at (800) 343-1257.

Graduate Majors:

Exercise Science and Sports Studies
The College's graduate programs in the exercise science and sport studies department appeal to physical educators, health and wellness professionals, coaches, athletic trainers, and other exceptional students who are interested in movement, exercise, or sport sciences.

Advanced study in human movement and exercise provides students with a comprehensive understanding of the physiological and psychosocial foundations of movement in exercise and sport.

A master's degree from one of the exercise science or sport studies programs equips students for a science-based sport, exercise or athletic health care oriented career. The master's degree may also form a substantial foundation toward doctoral study.

For more information about the graduate programs residing in the exercise science and sport studies department, contact Dr. Tracey Dexter Matthews at 413-748-3397 or the Office of Graduate Admissions at (413) 748-3225.

Announcing the New Athletic Training/Doctor of Physical Therapy Dual Degree

Springfield College now offers a dual-entry option for elite applicants combining an undergraduate athletic training degree and a doctor of physical therapy degree in only seven years. This dual degree program is the best route to a career in sport rehabilitation, and will provide graduates with superior opportunities for professional advancement. Read more.

Exercise Science and Sport Studies Timeline

Exercise Science and Sport Studies Timeline
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