EXERCISE & SPORTS SCIENCE
A.S. Degree Progam / 61 Credit Hours
To provide students with the requisite education to be recognized as a well-qualified fitness professional demonstrated by advanced competencies in health, physical fitness, and human performance. The program serves as preparation for national certification for Certified Personal Trainer, Sports Nutrition, and Stregth and Conditioning Coach.
Duration: 12 months
This program provides instruction and skill development in preparation for national certification in personal training and sports performance. The program is based on the role delineation data published by accredited national certification organizations to provide students with the most up-to-date knowledge and clinical skills to succeed in defined roles of the fitness and sports industry. Students have the opportunity to demonstrate their professional capabilities through field experiences where students put their knowledge to use in public and commercial enterprises. Students will receive a comprehensive and well-rounded education in the field including the development of the technical skills making them highly competitive in today’s job environment.
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