If you want to pursue a career in a health or fitness setting, you’ll need a theoretical and practical knowledge base to meet your goals. A concentrated course program provides essential theoretical information. You’ll apply this knowledge through an internship experience in exercise, wellness, health promotion, corporate fitness, cardiac rehabilitation, commercial fitness or other related areas.
Corporate wellness specialist
Community wellness program director
Strength and conditioning coach
Worksite fitness/wellness center director
Health coach/personal trainer
What Will I Learn?
You’ll be in a flexible, broad-based program that combines major courses with a number of electives.
Courses emphasize current research as well as its practical application.
You’ll take core courses in exercise science along with classes in other disciplines such as:
Internship for your degree
Work with faculty and your colleagues on research studies
Work with Center for Obesity Research and Education (C.O.R.E.)
Clubs that will help immerse you in your study through fieldwork
Work with a faculty or staff member as your client
Study abroad in England, Germany and Australia
Recognized program by the National Strength and Conditioning Association for educational development in personal training and strength and conditioning careers.
College is more than a classroom. Enhance your experience with extracurricular opportunities:
Healthy Now Teen Program
Research projects with faculty
Participation in service-learning opportunities in the community