Exercise and Sports Science

Physical therapist, athletic trainer, teacher, coach – at Olivet students have the opportunity to become a Christian professional in the world of exercise and sports science. Olivet’s education prepares students for graduate school and professional certifications, and provides many opportunities for learning to work with clients and other students.

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About the Degree

Physical Education and Health Education Teaching programs are endorsed by the National Association for Sport and Physical Education (NASPE).

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Chair, Exercise & Sports Science Department

Dr. Brian Hyma

Dr. Hyma serves as the chair of the Department of Exercise and Sports Science, providing oversight of all the majors. As a certified athletic trainer for the past 26 years, Dr. Hyma continues to utilize his knowledge in the care and well being of those in an active lifestyle.

Exercise & Sports Science Faculty