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Health and Exercise Science

Bachelor of Science

Help people lead healthy, balanced lives.

Are you passionate about health and wellness? Do you dream of helping others improve their lives by becoming a knowledgeable change agent in the public health sector? If so, you may be interested in pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Health and Exercise Science at Regis.  

Our Bachelor of Science in Health and Exercise Science offers the foundation for you to use strategies to help others reduce health risks and increase overall health, as well as evaluate and advocate for policies that influence public health for the common good. In Jesuit education it’s known as Cura Personalis. To our students, it means looking at all aspects that affect individuals’ and communities’ health including social justice issues along with each individual’s unique circumstances, challenges and gifts. Be a change agent; help others make the most of their health by improving their well-being physically, mentally and socially.

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Program Snapshot

Course Format
On campus courses

Academic Term
16-week semesters 

Cost of Attendance

Sample Health & Exercise Science Classes

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HES 374: Applied Human Anatomy

Examines the relationships of the different body systems. 

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HES 430: Physiology of Exercise

Explores concepts of nutrition and energy production and expenditure during exercise.

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HES 460: Community Health Assessment

Examines strategies to assess community health and considers communityidentified assets and needs.

Program Details

Get all the details on our B.S. Health & Exercise Science program, including course requirements and application materials. 


Health and Exercise Science Career Paths

Exercise Specialists

Exercise Specialist identifies risk factors and designs specialized strength and conditioning programs for patients.

Health and Wellness Coach

A health and wellness coach helps their clients development sustainable strategies for overall health and well-being.

Exercise Physiologist

Exercise physiologists analyze their patients' fitness in order to help them improve their health or maintain good health through wellness activities and exercise recommendations.

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Don't just take classes, take action.

Are you fascinated by the science of movement and how it promotes overall health and wellness? Do you hope to help others recover from painful injuries and regain physical strength?

Students in the undergraduate B.S. Health & Exercise Science program interested in pursuing a career in physical therapy are eligible to apply for the PT Scholars program, affording them the opportunity to earn guaranteed admission into Regis' nationally-ranked Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program.

How to Apply

To apply to the B.S. Health & Exercise Science program, you will need: 

  • Completed online application
  • Official high school transcripts with a minimum 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale
  • Essay
  • One letter of recommendation

The first step in the application process is to contact an admissions counselor, who can help you through the entire application process, evaluate your prior learning credit (AP, IB, etc.) and provide information regarding financial aid and tuition assistance.

Tuition and Fees

Full-time tuition: $38,208/year (fall and spring semesters)
Part time (less than 12 credit hours per semester): $1,274/credit hour

Tuition does not include fees, room and board or personal expenses. For full cost of attendance information, visit the Tuition and Fees page.

Curious about financial aid options? Regis also offers a variety of scholarships, grants and other programs to help you pay for school. Check out our Net Price Calculator to get a better look at what your financial aid package may include.

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Admissions Timeline

Regis University has a rolling admissions policy. However, you are encouraged to submit your application by the priority deadlines:

| Incoming Freshmen: April 15
International Students: July 1
Transfer Students: August 1

Incoming Freshmen: Dec 1
International Students: Nov 1
Transfer Students: Dec 1

A Culture of Excellence

The Bachelor of Science in Health and Exercise Science is offered by the School of Physical Therapy within the Rueckert-Hartman College for Health Professions.