Fitness Technology CC

Health Education, Physical Education, Athletics Department | C.C. Certificate of Completion | One 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 CC

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Description and Outcomes

Fitness Technology Core Requirements

Complete 3 credits of PE-280
  • PE-280
  • Physical Education/CWE
  • 3
Complete the following Core Requirements
  • COMM-227
  • Nonverbal Communication
  • 4
  • HE-201
  • Personal Training
  • 3
  • HE-202
  • Introduction to Fitness Technology Careers
  • 1
  • HE-223
  • Sports Nutrition
  • 3
  • HE-252
  • First Aid/CPR/AED
  • 3
  • HPE-295
  • Health & Fitness for Life
  • 3
  • PE-240
  • Strength & Conditioning Theory & Techniques
  • 3

Computation Related Instruction

Complete MTH-050 or MTH-065 or higher level math
  • MTH-050
  • Technical Mathematics I
  • 4
  • MTH-065
  • Algebra II
  • 4

Communication Related Instruction

Complete WR-101 or WR-121
  • WR-101
  • Communication Skills: Occupational Writing
  • 3
  • WR-121
  • English Composition
  • 4

Human Relations Related Instruction

Complete COMM-218
  • COMM-218
  • Interpersonal Communication
  • 4

Program Electives

Complete 11 credits of Fitness Technology Program Electives. Please refer to the catalog for a complete list of Fitness Technology Program electives.
Total Credits Required: 45-47
Tracy Nelson

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Tracy Nelson


Randall Hall, Room 226