Nov 18, 2019  
NIACC Catalog 2019-2020 
NIACC Catalog 2019-2020

Physical Fitness and Wellness Diploma

The Physical Fitness and Wellness program prepares students for direct employment or ongoing study in these fields. Graduates may find employment working with people of all ages with diverse backgrounds in such areas as health and fitness, municipal parks, commercial recreation, nonprofit settings, community agencies, tourism, and outdoor recreation. The program focuses on direct service programming as it relates to physical fitness and wellness for both the individual and groups.

The intent of the Physical Fitness and Wellness Diploma is to provide a foundation for students interested in group fitness and/or becoming a personal trainer. National Certification is available through the American Council of Exercise (ACE).

Gainful Employment

Upon successful completion of the Physical Fitness and Wellness curriculum with a grade point average of 2.00 (C) or higher, the student is awarded a Diploma.