There is an increasing need for professionals with advanced degrees in Exercise Science and Physical Education as:
- The nation grapples with obesity and diabetes epidemics
- Physicians place more emphasis on preventive care
- The population continues to age
- Participation in organized sports grows. Thus, graduates with a master’s degree in Exercise Science or Physical Education will be in demand and able to work in a all sectors of the workforce, including federal, state and local government health agencies, health organizations, public schools, and universities, as physical educators, coaches, grant specialists/coordinators, and directors of health clubs and wellness programs.