|Field of Study:||Health and Physical Education/Fitness, Other
Physical Fitness Technician
|Description:||This exciting new program will provide students with the knowledge, skills and experience required for careers as health and fitness professionals. Graduates will have the skills to identify needs in the community and design programs for individuals and groups meeting a wide range of objectives and goals. Knowledge in program administration and business practices, an awareness of community resources, and the ability to communicate effectively with managers, boards, committees, and funding agencies will make the graduate highly marketable. Additional areas of skills in operation/management of fitness facilities, program administration and promotion, fitness testing procedures, planning/conducting of physical exercise programs, identification and management of safety and injury issues, and development of leadership ability and performance will prove to be assets when seeking employment as a fitness professional.