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Do you want to help people stay healthy and fit? Do you want to deepen your understanding of how activity and exercise impacts the human body? Then Normandale’s exercise science program is an excellent place to start. 

Our affordable program will cover active classroom learning in exercise science, which includes applied kinesiology and positive behavior change.  

It’s a rigorous, science-based, 60-credit degree that prepares you to seamlessly transfer to one of seven Minnesota State colleges to pursue your bachelor’s degree in exercise science.

Where Will Exercise Science Take You?

We offer an affordable, foundational program in exercise science that will prepare you for future study in the field.  

In addition to our transfer pathways to Minnesota State universities, we also have a key partnership with Southwest Minnesota State University and and an articulation agreement with Concordia University, St. Paul where you can easily transfer to pursue their bachelor’s degree in exercise science.

We also offer a certificate program that fast-tracks students to take the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) Certified Personal Training Examination.  

Our fitness center is second-to-none, and our kinesiology lab provides hands-on learning opportunities to measure cardiovascular, strength and flexibility fitness levels.

A Normandale exercise science degree is easily transferable to local and national four-year universities. 

Completion of a Normandale Exercise Science Transfer Pathway Degree will allow you to easily transfer to exercise science programs in four-year universities in the Minnesota State System. These include:

Bemidji State University
MSU- Mankato
MSU- Moorhead
Southwest Minnesota State University
St. Cloud State University
Winona State University

Exercise Science Faculty

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