The Associate in Applied Science in exercise science degree program provides students with industry knowledge and skills required for entry-level positions in the health, fitness and wellness industry.
Graduates of the program will be prepared for employment as personal trainers and consultants who work in public, private and government settings including health clubs, commercial fitness centers, corporate fitness/wellness centers, university wellness/adult fitness centers, municipal/city recreation/family centers and worksite health promotion organizations.
Students will also fulfill general education requirements in the areas of communication, social science, natural science and humanities provide analytical and communication skills as well as a global perspective of diverse cultures.
Through our associate in exercise science program, you will be able to develop skills important to the career field, including:
- Medical terminology
- Kinesiology (the study of human movement)
Additionally, students in the exercise science program learn business skills, such as professional communications and marketing, which play an important role in success once in their career.
In our associate of exercise science degree program, you can expect:
- Small class sizes
- Available tutors
- Flexibility of day and evening courses
- Financial aid staff with knowledge of scholarships and grants
- Hands-on experience through applied- and service-learning projects