Degree Description

The Health and Fitness Professional, A.A.S. program will prepare students for professional positions within the Health and Fitness industry.

Course work includes health, wellness and nutritional concepts and theory, fitness training concepts and applied training skills, business management training, and seminar/internship experience. The student will be prepared to work with clients on-on-one to maintain healthy lifestyle and wellness goals, manage fitness programs or facilities, advise athletes, pursue continued education, and to promote sporting events or teams.

Upon completion, students will be prepared to sit for licensure exams approved by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA) in the area of personal training and/or group fitness instructor through an accredited organization.

Career Possibilities

Possible careers include fitness trainer and aerobics instructor, coach and scout, athletic trainer, fitness and wellness coordinator, and exercise physiologist.

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