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Health & Fitness Science

Do you have a passion for fitness and exercise? The Health & Fitness Science program graduates have employment opportunities in public and private programs.

The Health and Fitness Science associate degree is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills necessary for employment in the fitness and exercise industry.

The HFS program consists of 71-72 credits (two year program). CVCC’s Career Services will work closely with second year students toward professional employment. Leverage your passion for fitness into an exciting and fulfilling occupation. Our job growth potential continues to rise as indicated by Matt Dotson of the US Bureau of Labor Statistics. Earn your Associate of Applied Science degree in our Health and Fitness Science program and unlock the door to a future with many exciting opportunities.

Students will be trained in exercise science and be able to administer basic fitness tests and health risk appraisals, teach specific exercise and fitness classes, and provide instruction in the proper use of exercise equipment and facilities.

Graduates should qualify for employment opportunities in commercial fitness clubs, YMCA’s/YWCA’s, wellness programs in business and industry, Parks and Recreation Departments, and other organizations implementing exercise and fitness programs.

Please see the catalog for more information about the degree and certificate options for this curriculum.


Contact Information

Jeff Moore
Program Director
(828) 327-7000, ext. 4625