Health & Fitness Technician

Help improve the health of others

Health & Fitness Technician

Help improve the health of others

Health & Fitness Technician

Help improve the health of others

Fitness professionals and personal trainers are in high demand. If you’d like to help other improve their nutrition, fitness levels, and overall health, join our Health & Fitness Technician program today!

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Program Options

The Health & Fitness program will prepare you for entry-level work in the expanding health and fitness industry. This is a one-year certificate program, which can also be taken on a part-time basis. Coursework includes anatomy and physiology, principles of strength training, principles of cardiovascular training, fitness testing, kinesiology, group exercise instruction, injury prevention, nutrition, and others.

Degree Maps

Health & Fitness Technician, AAS
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Kinesiology Exercise Science Emphasis
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Certificate Options

Health & Fitness Technician Certificate
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Program Courses

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Outcomes

Graduates of the Health and Fitness Technician program will be able to:

  • Obtain an entry-level position in a health-fitness related workplace.
  • Prepare to pass a nationally accredited Personal Trainer certifi­cation exam.
  • Prepare to pass a nationally accredited Group Fitness Instructor certification exam.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in developing and leading group exer­cise programs.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in developing and instructing safe and effective personal training programs to improve stability, mobil­ity, and function.
  • Use appropriate strategies to motivate clients to adopt healthier behaviors.
  • Demonstrate proficiency at basic fitness assessment and program design.
  • Demonstrate critical thinking, teamwork, communication, and technical and information literacy skills.
Program Costs

Program cost information available for Certificate Options only

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