Exercise Science and Sports Medicine

This program prepares you for the transition to college or for a career in the sports medicine, fitness or health care field. Entry-level hands-on experience helps you develop the skills needed to work toward becoming certified in personal training, group fitness training and CPR/First Aid.

Skills Learned

  • First Aid & Emergency Procedures
  • Sports Specific Training
  • Personal Training & Coaching
  • Nutrition & Weight Management
  • Sports Psychology
  • Personal Fitness
  • Injury Management
  • Flexibility
  • Exercise Physiology

College Credits

North Central State College and Ashland University.

Program Highlights

  • Explore a wide-range of sports medicine and fitness careers through practical lab experiences and high level and rigorous academic coursework 
  • Develop your interpersonal skills while learning training, coaching, rehabilitative, and psychological principles
  • Use professional equipment and the newest technology to gain hands-on skills within this field

Career Focus

Prepared for college and further education in a sports, fitness or health care field.

Opportunities:

  • Personal Trainer
  • Athletic Trainer
  • Physical Therapist 
  • Physical Therapist Assistant
  • Occupational Therapist 
  • Occupational Therapist Assistant 
  • Strength Conditioning Coach
  • Exercise Science Researcher
  • Sports Psychologist
  • Dietitian 
  • Exercise Physiologist

Exercise Science and Sports Medicine