Fitness Technology

Health Education, Physical Education, Athletics Department | CC - Certificate of Completion | 1 year

Want a career helping others get fit and healthy? Clackamas Community College offers a one-year certificate program in fitness technology.

The Fitness Technology certificate will give students the core skills and experience needed to enter the fitness industry at an entry-level position. Students will attain knowledge and learn skills to seek careers related to personal training, nutrition, strength and conditioning, health coaching, as well as other careers in the fitness industry. The coursework for this program includes cooperative work experience, which affords the students opportunity for hands-on experience within the various areas of the health and fitness industry. Students may enter this program any term.


Fitness Technology

Skills
Job Outlook
Descriptions and Outcomes

Fitness Technology Core Requirements

Complete 6 credits of PE-280
  • PE-280
  • Physical Education/CWE
  • 2
 
Complete the following Fitness Technology Core Requirements
  • COMM-218
  • Interpersonal Communication
  • 4
  • PE-240
  • Strength/Condition Theory/Tech
  • 3
  • HE-201
  • Personal Training
  • 3
  • HE-202
  • Intro to Fitness Tech Careers
  • 1
  • HE-223
  • Sports Nutrition
  • 3
  • HE-252
  • First Aid/CPR/AED
  • 3
  • HPE-295
  • Health & Fitness for Life
  • 3
 

Computation Related Instruction

Complete MTH-050 or MTH-065
  • MTH-050
  • Technical Mathematics I
  • 3
  • MTH-065
  • Algebra II
  • 4
 

Communication Related Instruction

Complete WR-101 or WR-121
  • WR-121
  • English Composition
  • 4
  • WR-101
  • Commun. Skills: Occup Writing
  • 3
 

Human Relations Related Instruction

Complete COMM-227
  • COMM-227
  • Nonverbal Communication
  • 4
 

Program Electives

Complete 10 credits of Fitness Technology Program Electives. Please refer to the catalog for a complete list of Fitness Technology Program electives.
 
Total Credits Required: 46-48
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Tracy Nelson

503-594-3043

tracyn@clackamas.edu

Randall Hall, Room 226