Exercise Science

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480-461-7551

This program is part of the Exercise Science Department.

Exercise Science

Exercise Science involves studying human movement, designing strength training programs, creating health behavior change strategies, learning about the prevention and treatment of athletic injuries, teaching physical education classes, understanding health promotion and disease prevention, teaching group fitness classes, and more.

The Exercise Science program at MCC offers a diverse lineup of courses and multiple career options to suit your particular interests and goals.

The Right Pathway for You

MCC offers Certificates of Completion and Transfer Options for this program. Your interests and goals will guide you in selecting the pathway that is ideal for you. You may find a combination of certificates or transfer options is the fastest way to realize your dreams.

Certificate

The knowledge and skills acquired while earning a Certificate of Completion (CCL) can help launch you into a new career or energize your current job. Generally requiring fewer credit hours than degrees or transfer programs, a CCL may be your best first step into higher education.

A list of available certificates offered in the Exercise Science program
Name Type Title Courses
Certificate of Completion CCL Personal Training Specialist

Transfer Options

Want to pursue a bachelor’s degree? Save money by starting at MCC in manageable, small classes taught by renowned faculty. Our transfer pathways with Arizona universities help you achieve two goals: completing an associate’s degree while also staying on track to earn a bachelor’s degree at your transfer destination.

Below are some transfer options that may be available to you. Please contact Academic Advisement to learn more.

A list of transfer options for the Exercise Science program
At MCC, get an... Transfer to... To get a...
Associate in Science Northern Arizona University Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training
Associate in Arts Arizona State University Bachelor of Science in Exercise and Wellness (Exercise & Wellness concentration)
Associate in Arts Arizona State University Bachelor of Science in Exercise and Wellness (Health Promotion concentration)
Associate in Science Arizona State University Bachelor of Applied Science in Health Science

Career Opportunities

The Exercise Science program can lead to a variety of different occupations and industries. Below are a sampling of some of the possible positions and Arizona-based salaries related to this program.

Example job titles with salary information
Occupation / Title Annual Median Wage
Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors $40,870
Salary information comes from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics Program. Updated May 2017.

Financial Aid

You can get a high-quality, affordable education. MCC’s low tuition rates and various financial aid opportunities make it possible. Explore federal and state grants, Federal Work-Study, scholarships, student loans, and other options today.

Meet with an Advisor

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Before signing up for classes, you’ll want to meet with an academic advisor. Together, you’ll lay out an academic plan that suits you best. This step is essential to your academic success.

Advising for the Exercise Science program is available through the Exercise Science department. They will help you determine the exact courses you need to get the education you’re looking for.