During your time studying Exercise Science at Lionel University, you’ll work on more than just your craft. Whether your dream is to work as an entrepreneur or an industry professional, Lionel University will help you develop your knowledge and experience as a sought-after Exercise Science professional in a variety of possible career opportunities. After graduating from Lionel University potential career paths may include:

  • Business Owner
  • Health Club/Gym Manager
  • Strength and Conditioning Coach
  • Community Wellness Advocate
  • Exercise Physiologist
  • Clinical Exercise Specialist
  • Personal Trainer

A University Education You Can Trust

Lionel’s curriculum focuses on practical knowledge and real-world experience.

Real-world designed degrees
Each degree level is designed so that every student experiences real-world, practical application exercises such as case studies, externships, and research projects to prepare you for life after graduation.
Lionel was founded by fitness professionals
Lionel was founded by fitness professionals, and exercise science is our core focus. If you want a career in fitness, you’ve come to the right place.
Progressive Degree Programs
Degree programs are structured so that you earn valuable personal training and fitness credentials as you progress.

Discover a built-in support system designed to help you succeed.

At Lionel, we take your success seriously, which is why we take extra care to make sure you have the support you need to achieve your goals.

1-on-1 Support

Upon enrollment you will be assigned a program advisor who is available to answer questions, provide support, and guide your progress through the program. Instructors guide you with in-depth feedback and regular opportunities to attend virtual office hours.

1-on-1 Support

Action-Oriented Curriculum Built by Fitness Professionals

Our curriculum is developed and honed by seasoned fitness professionals with decades of experience, and it’s taught by a team of engaging faculty committed to helping you succeed in your career of choice.


Engaging Classroom Content

Your online classroom connects you with world-class instructors and committed classmates who share your passion for wellness, all from the comfort of home. You’ll participate in collaborative online learning with other students, view multimedia presentations of course content, and engage in ongoing forum discussions with instructors and students.

Engaging Classroom Content

Stackable Degree Programs

At Lionel, our goal is to make it easy to continue leveling up your education, which is why all of our undergraduate degree programs stack. Easily apply credits from the Master Trainer certificate program toward the associate or bachelor’s degree programs, or vice versa.


Register for a no-obligation meeting with a Lionel enrollment advisor