Exercise Science and Sport (ESS)
The Department of Exercise Science & Sport at Millikin University prepares professionals to provide leadership for fitness and sport activities, manage in the sport industry, provide care for athletes, and teach physical education in a school setting.
Our majors allow graduates to receive the education they need to become certified in diverse fields. Here are our majors and a few examples for how they apply to careers.
Plan and teach developmentally appropriate PE curriculum to K-12 students about physical fitness.
Safety and Driver Education & Health Endorsement are also available.
Assess and manage care of athletes.
Health, Fitness & Recreation
Be a fitness trainer, sport programs coordinator
or recreation program director.
Lead the administration of a sports business
or sport organization.
*NEW - Nutrition Minor
Prepare yourself for a career in health and human services or health education and health promotion.
All of our programs prepare students for certification tests, graduate school and jobs in various disciplines. They also include valuable hands-on opportunities. The exciting combination of classroom and experiential learning is bound to help you discover your strength in the field of Exercise Science & Sport.