Health and Fitness Science

Career Outlook

The career outlook for Health and Fitness Science is very strong. As more and more employers in the fitness industry are looking for credentialed employees to serve their clients, there are many opportunities for employment in a variety of different roles in both the public and private sector.

Students can obtain their associate degree and continue on to earn their bachelor's degree at certain colleges and universities and even complete their education with a master's or doctorate degree in physical education, or a related field. With each advance in education and credentials, a student's employment opportunities and salary potential increase significantly.

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View the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Fitness Trainers and Instructors occupational outlook at Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Outlook Handbook.

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