What does this degree prepare me to do?
This degree prepares you for employment in community clinics, private and resort based health and fitness centers, college and university student and employee health centers, government agencies, private wellness and health promotion counseling firms, insurance companies and worksite health promotion centers.
Does this degree prepare me for application to Physical Therapy programs?
With specific advising and use of electives, students can fulfill specific prerequisite coursework to apply to Doctor of Physical Therapy programs either at Regis University or elsewhere.
Who teaches the courses?
Faculty from Regis College teach the first two years of prerequisite courses and the School of Physical Therapy faculty teach the upper division courses of the BS in Health and Exercise Science degree.
Do I get special consideration if I want to apply to Regis University’s Doctor of Physical Therapy program?
Students that attend Regis University and complete the Health and Exercise Science degree are given additional consideration in the DPT application review process, but we do not guarantee admission to these students.