Health & Sports Sciences

Degree and Certificate Program

Rose State College offers an associate of science in health and sport science as well as three embedded certificate programs. To suit your interests and career goals, you can choose between three options of study;  Personal Training, Exercise Fitness Management, and Health, Physical Education and Recreation.

Programs:

The Personal Training option prepares students to do one-on-one fitness programing. This option prepares students to take the National Strength and Conditioning Association Certified Personal Training exam and/or to transfer to a four-year institution to complete a baccalaureate degree upon completion of the associate in science degree.

The Exercise/Fitness Management Option provides students with the necessary foundation to transfer to a related baccalaureate degree program at a college or university. Students entering this field of study should be seeking a career in Health and Sports Sciences in a variety of environments such as corporate wellness, health/fitness clubs, education programs, and personal trainers.

The Health, Physical Education and Recreation options prepares students to transfer to a college or university baccalaureate program in a related field. This program will also help prepare the student for employment in a variety of areas including YMCA's, colleges and universities, recreational sports, aquatics, military programs and more.

  • Personal Training
  • Exercise Fitness Management
  • Health, Physical Education and Recreation

The 25 hour credit Personal Training certificate program prepares students who are interested in Health and Sport Sciences transfer to a 4 year institutions to pursue a major or minor in Health and Sport Sciences and/or work in physical therapy programs, personal training studios, wellness centers, fitness facilities, weight loss clinics, and sport strength and conditioning facilities.

The 20 hour credit Exercise Fitness Management certificate program prepares students who are interested in Health and Sport Sciences transfer to 4 year institutions to pursue a major or minor in Health and Sport Sciences and/or work in hospital based cardiac rehabilitation programs, worksite wellness programs, group fitness instruction, fitness facilities, sports programs, physical education, and weight loss clinics.

The 18 hour credit Health, Physical Education and Recreation certificate program prepares students who are interested in Health and Sport Sciences transfer to a 4 year institutions to pursue a major or minor in Health and Sport Sciences and/or work in physical education, wellness centers, group fitness instruction, fitness facilities, sports programs, and child recreation programs.