Health and Fitness Science

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 Health and Fitness Science

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

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

Learn more about non-athletic careers in sports, including job types and salary expectations.

Articulation Agreements

Central Carolina Community College's Health and Fitness Science program has articulation agreements with the following schools:

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

 

Mission Statement

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 as well as provide students pathways for transferring to select colleges and universities to earn a bachelor's degree in an exercise science program.



Please Note:
Curriculum guides are for students who enroll during the current academic year. Students 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.