Passionate about fitness? Build a solid foundation for careers in health, fitness and wellness with Broadview University’s fully online Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) in Exercise Science. Broadview’s accreditation by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS) means you’ll earn an online exercise science degree that has real value in the real world.
Notice to students and prospective students: The A.A.S. Exercise Science program at West Jordan has been placed on student achievement show-cause by their accreditor, the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (“ACICS”), due to material noncompliance with its retention standard of 60%.
Through Broadview University’s CareerPath initiative, you’ll save up to 25% on tuition! This pioneering initiative also features six-week sessions so you can attend full-time while focusing on fewer subjects, and because your courses are offered online, you can fit your studies into your busy life. By taking classes full-time, year-round, you can earn your associate’s degree in exercise science in as little as 18 months.
Broadview’s online exercise science degree will give you the preparation you need for positions in health clubs, recreation centers or gyms—or to work as an independent personal trainer.
You’ll learn from industry-experienced faculty who have worked in the health and fitness industry. Broadview continuously improves its curriculum by seeking input from industry leaders so that you receive an up-to-date, relevant education. Your courses will include nutrition, medical terminology, biomechanics and kinesiology. Your courses will also cover exercise prescription for special populations, exercise physiology and fitness analysis. Your exercise science education will be rounded out with skills in business, including marketing and communication.
Students learn scientific concepts and natural physical laws that they apply to human movement in exercise and sports.
This course introduces professional personal fitness training theory, working with apparently healthy populations and exercise/wellness program design.
This course introduces students to exercise prescription guidelines for programs in specific environments and for specific populations.