Pursue an education offered with a balanced format of instruction in the areas of exercise science, exercise physiology, and fitness and exercise testing, as well as practical instruction emphasizing “hands-on” labs taught by qualified faculty in a collaborative environment. Coupled with a summer internship (for the Personal Fitness Trainer Certificate and the Exercise Science AAS Degree) there is no more thorough way to enter the profession of a Personal Fitness Trainer!
ACC’s Exercise Science Program offers an educational avenue for individuals interested in a career in the fitness industry as a personal fitness trainer. The curriculum integrates practical learning skills with current exercise related principles. Graduates can enter the workforce as an employee with the practical, educational and interpersonal skills needed to function as a personal fitness trainer. Why Exercise Science?
Seats Available for non-exercise science majors in FITT 1401 Fitness and Exercise Testing, FITT 2301 Lifestyle Change for Wellness and FITT 2331 Group Exercise Instruction. These classes use introductory books that are useful for preparing to sit for national exams as an ACE-CPT, ACE-Wellness Coach and ACSM-Group Exercise Instructor. Contact the Department Chair for more information: firstname.lastname@example.org
Have you completed BIOL 2404 or BIOL 2301? Are you considering sitting for the ACSM-CPT national certification exam??? Consider taking FITT 2409 Theory of Exercise Program Design and Instruction to help prepare for the exam! Program permission required to enroll so contact the Department Chair to see if you have what is required to take this advanced course in the Exercise Science program this spring 23 semester.
5th accredited personal fitness training program in U.S.
ACC’s Exercise Science Program is nationally accredited by the Committee on Accreditation for the Exercise Sciences (personal fitness training).
This is required by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP).
The program also provides the opportunity for professional development, general public education, and preparation for national exams. It incorporates material specific to national certification preparation for exams such as those offered by the American College of Sports Medicine (C-PT), National Strength and Conditioning Association (C-PT) and the American Council on Exercise (PT).