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Why St. Ambrose?

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The benefits of a St. Ambrose education

BS in Exercise Science

The major strengths to SAU's Exercise Science program include: a rigorous base in fundamental scientific principles; opportunities to use your knowledge during your academic career through fitness programming and research with faculty; and ideal preparation for further study in the health professions or graduate school.

BS in Human Performance and Fitness

The unique benefit to studying Human Performance and Fitness at SAU is that you will learn from faculty who led very successful careers in the fitness industry. In addition, you will have the opportunity to put knowledge to work during your study through numerous personal training and fitness leadership opportunities.

BA in Sport Management

SAU's Sport Management major includes a broad-based background in several disciplines in business including accounting, economics and computer sciences as well as the focused study of sport sociology, sport marketing, sport finance and sport law.

MS in Exercise Physiology

Our 12-15 month Master of Science in Exercise Physiology program is ideal for students looking for research experience, moving on to professional or PhD programs, or advancing their knowledge in exercise science.

All Kinesiology Programs

All graduating majors from the Kinesiology program will be knowledgeable and adaptable to:

  • compete successfully in graduate programs;
  • teach and lead competently in school, business, and community-based programs;
  • seek and obtain appropriate certification; 
  • perform competitively in the work environment;
  • exemplify the values and ethics of the allied professions.