Every student earning a Bachelor of Science degree in exercise science must complete an internship of at least 300 clock hours of on-site, in-person work. For students planning to continue their studies in physical or occupational therapy programs, these internship hours may count towards observation hours. Internships may be completed during the fall, spring, or summer.
After identifying a facility where they would like to intern, students contact the facility to schedule an in person opportunity to discuss an internship experience as follows:
The faculty at Grove City College work closely with other institutions to provide students ease of transfer to either Physical Therapy, Occupation Therapy, Athletic Training, and Physician Assistant Schools:
In addition to securing employment in health-related professions, many Grove City College graduates continue studies across a wide-range of professional and graduate programs. Recent graduates have been granted admission to:
Our graduates have secured employment in such organizations as:
Over the past five years, an average of 94% of exercise science graduates found employment or gained admittance into a graduate program within six months of graduation.