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Online Bachelor's Degree in Exercise & Sport Science

Excel in Exercise & Sport Science with an Online Degree from MU

100% Online

Affordable Tuition


  • Duration 2.5-4 years
  • Cost per Credit $400
  • Credit Hours 124

Program Benefits

  • 100% online and asynchronous
  • No application fee
  • Transfer up to 93 semester hours
  • Eight-week sessions

Hands-On Learning for an Affordable Degree

Methodist University’s BS in Exercise & Sport Science utilizes small class sizes and immersive learning to help you build the foundational knowledge and skills necessary for a successful career.

In online courses led by a dynamic faculty, you’ll explore exercise technique, human nutrition, strength and conditioning, and more. MU offers a convenient online format and simple application process with no application fee and transfer credits accepted.

Launch a Rewarding Career in Sports Science

Upon graduation from MU’s online exercise and sport science degree program, you’ll qualify for a range of careers in this growing industry. The knowledge and skills you gain by completing your bachelor’s degree can lead to roles in athletic training, sports psychology, exercise science, ergonomics, occupational therapy, fitness training, nutrition, and more. On average, individuals with a BS in Exercise & Sport Science earn $64,000 per year.1

Careers and Salaries

Curriculum: Practical Learning for Real-World Skills

Methodist University’s online BS in Exercise & Sport Science program delivers a rigorous curriculum designed to equip you with a deep understanding of human exercise and nutrition. Through asynchronous online courses, you’ll explore exercise science topics including human anatomy, sport psychology, biomechanics, emergency care, and more.

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Admissions Requirements

To apply for the online BS in Exercise & Sport Science from Methodist University, you’ll need:

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Tuition Details

The 100% online BS in Exercise & Sport Science degree costs $400 per semester hour and has 124 total semester hours. 97% of MU students qualify for financial aid. If you or a family member are a veteran or active-duty service member, your education at Methodist University could be even more affordable. Visit our Military Support page to learn more.

Tuition and Fees

Why Study Online?

Enjoy an online learning environment that offers the same quality as in-person courses, including dedicated faculty members and an overall caring, friendly atmosphere for achieving your professional and personal goals.

You’ll also have access to all of MU’s academic support services. That means you’ll get personalized assistance you need, such as access to the tutoring and writing centers. Experience a distinctive education in a flexible environment that fits your schedule.

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Financial Aid

You can earn a high-quality education from a private institution without worrying about the cost. As a Yellow Ribbon school and a university where 97% of students qualify for financial aid, Methodist is committed to affordability.

Learn more about federal student loans and grants, military benefits, and scholarship opportunities. We’re proud to make your goals as affordable as possible.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Have other questions not answered here? Request more information or call 910-212-4956.

You can complete the program in just 2.5 years. To see the curriculum, view our courses page.

The BS in Exercise & Sport Science is designed for working professionals with busy lives, so if something interrupts your normal course of study, you don’t have to worry about losing the courses you’ve completed. You can take up to five years to complete the degree if needed. To see the curriculum, view our courses page.

No, there are no entrance exams required. Learn more about requirements on the admissions page.

The first step is to start your application. Learn more about requirements on the admissions page.

Yes, the BS in Exercise & Sport Science accepts up to 93 transfer credits. Learn more about this policy on the admissions page.

The requirements for the BS in Exercise & Sport Science include:

  • Complete application
  • A high school diploma or GED
  • Official transcripts (if applicable) and high school transcript or GED transcript

Learn more about requirements on the admissions page.

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  1. Bachelor of Science (BS/BSc), Exercise and Sport Science.” Payscale. Retrieved on October 7, 2022, from