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Major in Human Biology with Exercise Science Emphasis

Mobilize Your Career in Sports Medicine

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Strengthen Your Future

Quality of life and movement go hand in hand.

Imagine being able to help someone recover from a sports injury or provide rehabilitation for ACL surgery or train athletes for competition. This emphasis provides students with a scientific background to help others achieve mobility, fitness or athletic potential. Leverage your insights into human anatomy, physiology, nutrition and biomechanics to improve the quality of life across diverse populations.

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Our students are improving the health of the communities they’re a part of—with this degree, you’ll become a force to be reckoned with.



As we recognize the importance of exercise in order to lead healthier lives, your expertise will be in high demand.

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Less Money, More Value

UW-Green Bay has consistently been recognized as one of the best values for the money by College Factual. 

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Stretch Your

Hands-on experiences are the foundation of our program.

Through internships, shadowing experiences and more, you’ll become a more confident, knowledgeable professional by developing skills related to assessment of exercise capacity and rehabilitation. Plus, with three major healthcare partners in Green Bay, you can put your skills to the test right here in our community. Consider it your career warm-up, ensuring you're limber and ready to sprint into the healthcare field!

About Exercise Science

A Balanced Program

We offer a wealth of resources to help you as you earn your degree and consider your next step after graduation.

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Engage & Interact

Put your skills to the test in our state-of-the-art facilities. From an exercise physiology lab to a cadaver lab, you’ll get access to hands-on learning opportunities.

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Human Biology

As an emphasis within the human biology program, exercise science has access to a wide array of resources. Learn more about your coursework, fellow students and opportunities within the program.

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Accelerate Your Degree

Want to earn your bachelor’s and master’s degrees in less time? We offer an accelerated program that’s integrated with the Master of Athletic Training program.

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Get Academic Support

You have multiple avenues of support at UW-Green Bay. If you’re struggling with classes, the Learning Center can connect you with a tutor, provide writing assistance and find academic success coaches.

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Take the Next Step

We’re here to support your goals. With two graduate programs and resources to pursue other graduate degrees, we can help you get into professional programs.

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Fund Your Future

One application means you’ll be considered for all UW-Green Bay scholarships. One noted scholarship within our program is the Sandmire Endowed Scholarship, which is available for multiple students.

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As the Vice Chair of Human Biology, Professor Jared Dalberg works one on one with students and makes it a point to connect with every student. If you have questions about our program, he can help!

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