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Sport and Exercise Science

Benedictine offers a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Sport and Exercise Science. The Sport and Exercise Science program provides relevant, relatable, and rigorous education for students. Faculty provide holistic education opportunities to students in order to develop the necessary competencies, professionalism, and communication skills needed to acquire full-time positions, and/or enter graduate study programmes in areas of sport, exercise, and fitness. 

Graduates of Benedictine's Sport and Exercise Science Program...

  • have an applied knowledge of sport science.
  • are able assess athletes and clients and apply assessment data to exercise programs
  • are able to organize and implement training programs.
  • have the technical knowledge, skills, and abilities to enter into a role as an exercise professional or continue into graduate study.
  • have the required dispositions to enter into a role as an exercise professional or continue into graduate study.

Benedictine's Sport and Exercise Science degree prepares students for careers in...

  • Sport Coaching
  • Strength and Conditioning
  • Health and Wellness
  • Personal Training and Fitness
  • Sport Management

Students also have opportunities to complete pre-professional coursework to prepare them for graduate programs in Athletic Trainning and Physical Therapy.


COEHS Sport and Exercise Science

Marshall J. Milbrath, Ph.D.
Director/Assistant Professor
Sport and Exercise Science/Physical Education

Phone: (630) 829-1327
Fax: (630) 829-6281

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