What You Will Learn

The Associate of Science (A.S.) degree in Exercise Science at CCM is based on the American College of Sports Medicine’s recommended core competencies for health and fitness professionals. The curriculum is grounded in scientific principles and their practical application for maintaining health through fitness and nutrition, training and performance, rehabilitation, and wellness. Graduates with an AS in Exercise Science can evaluate risk factors, conduct fitness assessments, prescribe exercise, and motivate individuals to adopt healthy behaviors.

Why Study at CCM?

The Personal Trainer Certificate of Achievement at CCM prepares students for one of the national certified personal trainer (CPT) exams through organizations such as the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), the America Council on Exercise (ACE), or the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM). Students will get hands on experience with health risk appraisal, biometric fitness testing, exercise programming, exercise monitoring and instruction, business planning, and sales and marketing.

Career Opportunities

Athletic Coaching, Athletic Training, Biomechanics, Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation, Chiropractic, Corporate Fitness, and much more.