Exercise Health Sciences Program

Are you looking for a career in Personal Training or Fitness Instruction? Are you outgoing, good at motivating people, and sensitive to the needs of others? We've designed a path to help you find a career that matches your passion and prepare you for certification exams so you can begin the next part of your journey.

Pick your Path: Transfer or Career?

Transfer Path:

Get your A.S. or A.A. General Degree

If transferring to a 4-year university is your goal, choose the A.S. or A.A. General degree. This path will allow you to get your general education courses completed before transferring while you choose your electives to focus in on classes that relate to health, wellness, fitness and more. Chat with your advisor to build your schedule and learn more about transfer opportunities.

Career Path:

Fall Start: Personal Trainer and Fitness Instruction Certificate

Begin in our Exercise Health Sciences program with a Personal Trainer and Fitness Instruction Certificate. You'll study exercise testing and prescription along with group fitness instruction that includes beat-driven classes along with non-beat, choreographed fitness classes.

This certificate is offered during Fall semesters and it is the perfect way to prepare for your ACSM Certified Personal Trainer exam. Join the 2017 Fall cohort by July 31. Apply today!

Spring Start: Health and Wellness Certificate

Starting in the spring of ready for more? Get your Health and Wellness Certificate. In this part of the program, you will focus on health and wellness coaching, the new and upcoming direction for the industry, helping people change their behaviors in order to achieve success concentrating on the psychology that underlies motivation and desire to change.

Join the 2018 Spring cohort by November 17. Apply today!

Exercise Health Sciences careers?

Career paths for graduates include:

  • Corporate Wellness and Worksite Health Promotion
  • Health / Wellness Educational Settings
  • Medical / Rehabilitation / Hospitals
  • K-12 Education
  • College / University
  • Professional / Amateur / Community Sport Organizations
  • Fitness Clubs
  • Health and Wellness Coaching

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics expects opportunities to increase faster than average (27%) through 2017. Download the complete listing of potential job opportunities in Exercise Health Sciences.

Ready to Move Mountains? Join the fast-growing field of Exercise Health Sciences. Apply to ACC today. *If you have any questions along the way, talk to your Academic Advisor.