Return To Campus Plan
Lipscomb University's comprehensive plan to return to campus.Learn More
Equip yourself to help others become better versions of themselves. Our interdisciplinary program teaches you how to empower your community through wellness, health and fitness.
At Lipscomb, you will gain valuable experiential knowledge with our advanced facilities, where you’ll learn how the human body functions, moves and grows stronger. You’ll receive the highest quality of instruction and mentorship from passionate professors who are experts in their fields. You’ll also benefit from faculty relationships with local practices and organizations, immersing yourself in Nashville’s professional community.
Earn a degree that will pave your career path as a physical or occupational therapist, physician’s assistant, chiropractor, nurse or any other health care field you could imagine. When you graduate, you’ll join the rest of your peers who landed careers in the field or were admitted to the allied health graduate schools of their choice — who are transforming lives around the world.
All students majoring in exercise science must achieve a "C" or above in all department courses required for the exercise science major.
Student to faculty ratio
Become more competitive in the job market with an internship related to your interests. You’ll gain experience and boost your exposure. An internship will also help you learn whether you’ve chosen a career you’ll enjoy.
With a top-tier university education on your resume, you’ll be in high demand, whether you choose to launch your career or begin graduate school. Most of our programs have a placement rate of at least 90 percent within six months of graduation.
Learn from award-winning, experienced faculty who actually care about you. Our small class sizes allow us to get to know you personally. We lead an approachable community within our respective programs. Our faculty connections are the experts on their subject matter, too.
Associate Professsor of Exercise Science
Laurel Littlefield joined the Kinesiology department in 2018 as an associate professor. Prior to working at Lipscomb, Laurel was a faculty member at Lubbock Christian University from 2013 - 2018....Learn More
Assistant Professor of Kinesiology
Jeremy Townsend is currently an Assistant Professor in Exercise and Nutrition Science at Lipscomb University. He received his Bachelor's degree from Harding University where he was a captain of the...Learn More
Physical therapists, sometimes called PTs, help injured or ill people improve their movement and manage their pain. These therapists are often an important part of the rehabilitation, treatment, and prevention of patients with chronic conditions, illnesses, or injuries.
Athletic trainers specialize in preventing, diagnosing, and treating muscle and bone injuries and illnesses.
Occupational therapists treat injured, ill, or disabled patients through the therapeutic use of everyday activities. They help these patients develop, recover, improve, as well as maintain the skills needed for daily living and working.