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    Harding University
  Aug 17, 2022
2022-2023 Academic Catalog 
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2022-2023 Academic Catalog

Department of Exercise & Sport Sciences

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The mission of the Department of Exercise and Sport Sciences is to prepare Christian professionals for graduate school or for careers in exercise science and athletic training.

The department offers a Bachelor of Science in exercise science, a Bachelor of Science and Master of Science in strength and conditioning, an accelerated program in exercise science - physical therapy. A minor is also offered in personal training.



Chair: Justin Bland, Ph.D., ACSM-EP


Bryan Phillips, Ph.D., CSCS

Associate Professors:

Justin Bland, Ph.D., ACSM-EP
Mark Cullum, Ph.D.

Assistant Professors:

Brian Cox, M.S., M.S.E., ATC, LAT


Michael Gragg, M.S.E.


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