Give your future a running start
If you find physical fitness and well-being a crucial part of your life, you may be able to turn your passion into a fulfilling career with our Exercise Science program. This rigorous two-year diploma will help you muscle in on the science of physical activity, preparing you to be a health leader for the future. You’ll study physiology, psychology, human nutrition, fitness leadership and assessment, and much more. Soon enough, you will be on your way to a fast-paced career helping people of all ages and abilities maintain their physical well-being.
Exercise Science is right for you if you:
- are ambitious, active and dedicated
- work hard and lead by example
- enjoy leading and motivating others of all ages
- have a passion for physical fitness and well-being and want to encourage those values in others
- are an excellent communicator.
Make activity and ambition your passion
You’ll get all the practical experience you need by receiving the opportunity to become a certified fitness leader with the Alberta Fitness Leadership Certification Association (AFLCA). You will also learn how to communicate effectively with others through courses in fitness leadership and assessment. In your second year, you’ll get a taste of what the industry is really like when you present seminars and work with clients.
There is a required practicum component to this program. The College dictates the legal terms and conditions governing the practicum experience. Failure by the student to accept by way of legal contract and abide by these terms and conditions will result in non-completion of the program. Applicants are advised they may be required to provide a Criminal Record Check before entering the practicum experience component of the program.
Applicants will be required to have a current Standard First Aid and CPR Level A or C certificates prior to the practicum experience.
In the first year of study, students will have the opportunity to gain certification as a Fitness Leader with the Alberta Fitness Leadership Certification Association (AFLCA).
Students who successfully complete the program are eligible to test for certification as a Certified Personal Trainer (CPT) as recognized by the Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology (CSEP).
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