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Exercise Science

Earn your Diploma in a little as 8 months!

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Exercise Science
About the Program

Program Details

The Exercise Science programs is to train students in the skills needed to sit for a national standard personal trainer certification and gain entry-level employment in the Health & Fitness field.

Upon successful completion of the program of instruction, the graduate will be awarded a Diploma in Exercise Science provided all financial obligations to the school have been met and a minimum grade point average has been attained. To graduate, a student must attain a minimum, cumulative grade point average of 2.0 (C) and meet all attendance requirements. In addition, all students must meet with Career Services and Financial Aid and must complete and sign all documentation prior to being approved for graduation. Students who successfully complete the program will be eligible for entry level employment.

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Vocational Objectives

  • Provide the student with the theory, skills, and clinical exposure to successfully sit for a nationally accredited personal trainer certification
  • Prepare the student to gain entry-level employment as a health & fitness trainer at a fitness training facility
  • Provide the student with the skills necessary to assist fitness clients in improving their health & fitness and improve fitness performance through personal training programs, including exercise routines, corrective exercise, and nutrition.
Health & Fitness and Exercise Science • Curriculum
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Health & Fitness and Exercise Science

Upon successful completion of Platt College’s Health & Fitness and Exercise Science programs, you can expect to qualify for entry-level positions and may obtain employment

• Health Clubs
• Fitness Centers
• Recreation Centers
• Gyms
• Yoga and Pilates Studios
• In-Home Personal Training

Except as expressly provided in California Education Code Section 94898, Platt College reserves the right to modify policies, course schedules, curricula or courses within reason due to exigent circumstances, program upgrades and/or content changes, and to cancel programs of study, modes of delivery, upcoming start dates or individual courses as it deems necessary. If a course or program is canceled, the school may schedule course completion at a later date or refund all monies paid for the canceled course or program if the student does not wish to continue with the program at the later date. All Platt College programs are not available at all locations, please see an Admissions Representative for more information on specific enrollment information.


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