Exercise Science A.S.


Shape your career.

As a student in our Associate in Science (A.S.) degree program in exercise science, your love of physical fitness and your interest in helping people can boost you into a fast-growing industry.

Our Exercise Science Exercise Laboratory gives you access to a full range of the latest fitness and analysis equipment in a live exercise environment to provide a true hands-on learning experience.  

Our unique program features two exercise physiology classes that give you a complete understanding of the body’s response to exercise. The curriculum also provides you with a strong foundation in math and science, along with fitness-related classes in general fitness and wellness and exercise physiology.

When you graduate, you’ll be ready to work in a variety of positions found in fitness centers, recreational facilities and corporate wellness programs, or be prepared for trainer certification from the American College of Sports Medicine.    

You can also choose to continue your studies through SUNY Morrisville’s Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree program in exercise science.

Maddie Baum

Student-athlete, women's lacrosse
Maddie Baum, a Human Performance Health Promotion student and member of the women's Lacrosse team, explains how SUNY Morrisville has instilled her with confidence to succeed as a leader both in the classroom and on the field.  *As of August 2023, the HPHP program is now referred to as Exercise Science.
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Top Job Titles for this Program

These are the job titles you are most likely to see listings for when graduating from this program.

  • Personal Trainer
  • Swim Instructor
  • Group Fitness Instructor
  • Group Exercise Instructor
  • Fitness Instructor
  • Fitness Trainer
  • Fitness Specialist
  • Office Manager
  • Fitness Manager
  • Recreation Specialist

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