Health and Fitness Science

Applicants are admitted into this program on a "First-Qualified, First-Admitted" basis. To gain entry, students must meet all minimum admissions criteria (MAC) for the academic program. The MAC can be found in the "Admissions Information Packet" on the right menu of this page. Once the MAC have been met, students may meet with their Admissions Specialist to review the completion of all criteria. Before meeting with an Admissions Specialist, please be sure to view the Online Information Session and complete the final assessment. The Online Information Session will provide vital information about the admissions process for this program.

Central Carolina Community College's Health and Fitness Science program prepares multi-skilled fitness professionals to be qualified to perform various skills in the health and fitness industry. Graduates of the Health and Fitness Science program will be required to sit for the American Council on Exercise Personal Trainer Certification Exam before graduation. Graduates may also be eligible to sit for a variety of other examinations that pertain to the health and fitness industry.

Careers in the Health and Fitness Science field include jobs such as:

  • YMCA staff
  • Fitness Studios
  • Parks and Recreation Departments
  • Hospitals
  • Sports Performance Facilities
  • Coaches
  • Personal Training

Central Carolina Community College's Health and Fitness Science program is working toward an articulation with the following schools - Appalachian State University, Lenoir-Rhyne University, North Carolina Central University, North Carolina Wesleyan College, University of North Carolina at Pembroke, and the University of North Carolina at Wilmington.

View Central Carolina Community College's complete list of articulation agreements at www.cccc.edu/collegeservices/transfer-resources/agreements.

The application deadline for this program is February 12, 2018. To obtain an application, students must first meet all minimum admissions criteria (MAC) for the academic program. The MAC can be found in the "Admissions Information Packet" on the right tab of this page. Once the MAC have been met, students may obtain the online application link from their Admissions Specialist and submit the application along with any required documentation or materials by the deadline. Before meeting with an Admissions Specialist, please be sure to view the Online Information Session and complete the final assessment. The Online Information Session will provide vital information about the admissions process for this program.



Please Note:
Curriculum guides above are for students who enroll during the current academic year. Students who enrolled during a previous academic year should visit the Program Evaluation link in WebAdvisor to find the required list of courses for graduation. For assistance, consult your advisor.