Health & Fitness Science

The Health and Fitness Science program is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills necessary for employment in the fitness and exercise industry.

Students will be trained in exercise science and be able to administer basic fitness tests and health risk appraisals, teach specific exercise and fitness classes and provide instruction in the proper use of exercise equipment and facilities.

Course Descriptions

Graduates should qualify for employment opportunities in commercial fitness clubs, YMCA’s and YWCA’s, wellness programs in business and industry, Parks & Recreation Departments and other organizations implementing exercise & fitness programs.

Employment Outlook

Health & Fitness Science (A45630)

Length: 4 Semesters
Prerequisites: High School Diploma, Placement Test Equivalent
Award: Associate in Applied Science

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No diploma programs currently available.

Health and Wellness Management Certificate (C45630C1)

Length: 4 Semesters
Prerequisites: High School Diploma, Placement Test Equivalent
Award: Associate in Applied Science

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High School Connections Program

Health Fitness Science Certificate (C45630H1)

Program Length: 2 Semesters
Prerequisite: Placement Test Equivalent
Award: Certificate

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