Infographic: Exercise Physiologist Career Overview
Check out our infographic below to learn the basics about a career in exercise physiology:
Exercise physiologists work with general populations to perform exercise testing, prescription, and management, to improve the physical wellbeing and performance of individuals. The median salary for exercise physiologists according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics is $50,280. Exercise physiologists can work in a wide variety settings including hospitals, clinics, and fitness centers.
Individuals can become exercise physiologists by receiving certification such as American College of Sports Medicine’s Exercise Physiologist (ACSM-EP) certification. Concordia-Chicago’s Master of Science Exercise Physiology concentration is designed to prepare students with the knowledge to sit for the certification and have a successful career. Learn more at exsci.cuchicago.edu.