A member of the renowned University of North Carolina system, the Chapel Hill (UNC) campus is the flagship university and a major research hub. It is one of the oldest public universities in the country, having been founded in 1789. Around 30k students attend UNC and are enrolled in one of the 70 academic degree programs proffered through one of UNCs discrete colleges and schools.
The Department of Exercise and Sport Science at UNC is founded on the belief that understanding human movement directly implicates the quality of life, for individuals and societies as a whole. Offering four full undergraduate BA degrees;in exercise science, athletic training, fitness professionalism, and sports administration;plus another handful of minors, UNC introduces its students to the intersection of health, sports, physical fitness, exercise, and wellness. In fact, UNC students are so thoroughly trained in all areas of sports science they have, post graduation, found rewarding careers in:Cardiac Rehabilitation Biomechanics Exercise Physiology Sports Medicine Recreational Therapist Strength and Conditioning Coaching And much more
With a strong commitment to sustainability, UNC requires all new projects meet LEED certifications; and for this reason among many others UNC is an award-winning green campus with high marks from the Sustainable Endowment Institute. UNC is, also, a highly ranked university;U.S. News World Reportranks it 30th among all national universities.