ODU's programs in Exercise Science are committed to educate, inspire, and lead, improving lives and contributing to a healthier society. We are dedicated to excellence in education, research, and community engagement. We nurture a dynamic learning environment, and actively promote health and wellness through outreach and community initiatives. Diversity and inclusion are core values, creating an inclusive environment where every voice matters. We prepare undergraduate and graduate students to be leaders in their fields, fostering professional excellence through research and experiential learning in kinesiology, exercise science, and health science.

The programs in exercise sciences train students from bachelor’s to the doctoral level, contributes to our understanding in the field through research carried out in its well-equipped labs, and enhances health and well-being in the community through the Wellness Institute and Research Center.

Community Engagement

Centers and labs affiliated with exercise science make a positive impact including:

Need Advising?

Considering a bachelor's degree in exercise science? Students are required to meet with an advisor each semester to ensure that you are on track toward applying to your intended program.

Committee on Accreditation for the Exercise Sciences

Accredited by CoAES

The baccalaureate degree program in exercise science is accredited by the Committee on Accreditation for the Exercise Sciences (CoAES)