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Exercise Science Program - School of Fitness Education

Associate in Applied Science (AAS)

About the Program

Inspired by helping others? Enroll in the Exercise Science Program to learn how to teach clients of all ages how to become healthy. Coursework includes youth and senior fitness, fitness cycling, Pilates, lifestyle changes and more, providing you with basic training to become a fitness professional. Gain valuable experience through an internship in the fitness industry and work with professional fitness teachers. 

When you successfully complete your course work, you'll be prepared to take national-level certification exams offered by the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA), and the American Council on Exercise (ACE).

The curriculum combines theoretical knowledge as well as hands-on experience so you'll be ready to enter the fitness industry after completion of your degree.

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Exercise Science

Career Opportunities

  • Personal Trainer
  • Group Exercise Instructor
  • Lifestyle Consultant

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For more information, please contact Ute Jannsen-Kerr, 505-428-1420, ute.jannsenkerr@sfcc.edu.

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