UC Blue Ash College

Exercise Science

The Exercise Science program is an associate of science degree will prepare students for a variety of careers in health and fitness. After obtaining their Associate's degree, students can choose to transition to the baccalaureate program in exercise science at UC's College of Education, Criminal Justice and Human Services (CECH). 

Where It Will Take You

The career and curriculum expectations for this program will prepare students for careers in exercise science, physiology, and fitness programming - just to name a few! Graduates of this program will be prepared to advance in some of the following career options such as:

  • Exercise Physiologist 
  • Employee Wellness Manager 
  • Fitness Manager or Director 
  • Health Coach 
  • Health Educator
  • Personal Trainer & Group Fitness Instructor 
  • Strength & Conditioning Coach

Students who graduate with an AS in Exercise Science can expect an average salary of $31,720 and 13% career growth; Students with a BS in Exercise Science can expect an average salary of $51,000 and 10% career growth.*

*Please note the average salary listed above is calculated by average salary postings, Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) data, and other proprietary and public sources of information. This salary may or may not be attained by every graduate of this program. 

Transition-Oriented Program

This program provides students with an associate degree and lays the groundwork for application to the exercise science program in the College of Education, Criminal Justice, and Human Services (CECH). Learn more about transition-oriented programs.


Contact Information

UCBA Academic Support
Phone: 513-558-7928
E-mail: baacdsup@ucmail.uc.edu