Exercise = Medicine

Inspire others to achieve their fitness goals

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If you enjoy motivating people to discover the best versions of themselves, then a degree in Exercise & Health Promotion might be for you. In this program you’ll explore the behaviors that promote wellness through exercise and nutrition. Graduate with the skills you need to design training programs, educate others, and inspire greatness.


Melissa Knight-Maloney, Professor of Health Science

"With a focus on applied experiences, the Exercise & Health Promotion major allows students to develop hands-on skills for a variety of careers, from corporate fitness to community health and recreation directors."


The road ahead

FLC students stretching before working out in the gym

You have the option of taking the National Council on Strength and Fitness Certification exam in your senior year. You will also complete an Internship in your chosen area of study which many students say is the best experience of their college career. Often this internship leads to a graduate’s first job.

Imagine yourself as a:

  • Community program director
  • Recreation & sports director
  • Sports coach
  • Health coach
  • Corporate wellness facilitator
  • Fitness instructor
  • Disability service instructor