This program in the Kinesiology Department provides a theoretical and practical knowledge base for students who are interested in careers in health/fitness settings. Students in this program have the opportunity to prepare for careers in fitness management, health promotion and other wellness-related programs.
This program can lead to certification as a health/fitness instructor, personal trainer, and/or certified strength and conditioning specialist through the American College of Sports Medicine and the National Strength and Conditioning Association.
A. General Education and Liberal Arts: 75 credit hours
The suggested sequence represents a four-year plus summer internship schedule. It is possible to complete the program in four years with the internship scheduled for the final spring semester, provided EXS 371 is taken in the final fall semester.