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Improving Health and Wellness through Education

At the University of Pittsburgh School of Education, we view education as intertwined with health, wellness, and human development.

Health and physiology programs have been vital to our school for more than 50 years. We provide evidence-based training to prepare you for impactful careers in industry and clinical settings, as well as for advanced graduate study.

Our students complete programs in:
  • Exercise science
  • Clinical exercise physiology
  • Health and wellness management
  • Health and physical activity programming and promotion

Our Students Enjoy

Accredited programs in exercise science and clinical exercise physiology

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World-class faculty who bridge research, theory, and practice

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Professional experiences through internships, and practicums

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National Accreditation

The exercise science and clinical exercise physiology programs are fully accredited by the Commission for Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP).

This national accreditation — considered the gold standard in the industry — is based on a rigorous review of our curriculum, faculty, facilities, and more.

Why This Matters


World-Class Faculty

School of Education faculty hold advanced degrees and have experience working in the field of exercise science.

Our students have the opportunity to form close mentoring mentorships and collaborate together on research projects and other learning experiences.

Meet our Faculty


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