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Health & Fitness Science Associates Degree

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

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 & Recreation Departments and other organizations implementing exercise & fitness programs.

» CVCC Health & Fitness Science News Release

» Suggested Program Sequence (PDF)


Contact Information:

Laurie Wegner, Admissions Director
828-327-7000, ext. 4618

Jeff Moore, Program Director
Phone: 828-327-7000 ext. 4625


2550 US HIGHWAY 70 SE • HICKORY, NC • 28602-8302 • 828.327.7000
Updated 04.25.2016: Content Editor