Integrative Physiology and Health Science at Alma
The Integrative Physiology and Health Science Department emphasizes a combination of strong science education with generous hands-on experiences in the areas of:
- Human physiology
- Exercise testing and prescription
- Gross anatomy
- Exercise biochemistry
- Athletic training
- Senior fitness
Graduates of Alma’s Integrative Physiology and Health Science Program are prepared for employment in corporate or hospital settings, health and wellness intervention programs, athletic training and other health-related careers.
For physical education teaching, the Exercise and Health Science Program can be combined with the Secondary Teacher Education Program.
Many Integrative Physiology and Health Science graduates pursue graduate study in a variety of areas, including:
- Exercise physiology
- Occupational therapy
- Physical therapy
- Public health
- Health promotion
The pre-nursing concentration will prepare graduates for admission into nursing programs offering a one-year accelerated second degree program (BSN).