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.
Graduates should qualify for employment opportunities in commercial fitness clubs, YMCAs/YWCAs, wellness programs in business and industry, parks and recreation departments and other organizations implementing exercise and fitness programs.
The Health and Fitness Science Associate in Applied Science degree is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) upon the recommendation of the American College of Sports Medicine.
CAAHEP can be contacted at 25400 U.S. Highway 19 North, Suite 158, Clearwater, FL 33763 or 727-210-2350.
Program contact: Chris Kacyon
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