Health and Fitness Science - AAS Degree
Wake Tech Course ID: A45630
Completion Earns:AAS - Associate in Applied Science
Financial Aid:Yes, financial aid is available for this program
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, YMCA’s/YWCA’s, wellness programs in business and industry, Parks & Recreation Departments and other organizations implementing exercise & fitness programs.
We are proud of our reputation in the community for preparing highly skilled exercise professionals. The Associate's degree of Health and Fitness Science is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (caahep.org) upon the recommendation of The American College of Sports Medicine.