The Exercise Science, Personal Training, & Nutrition program at Scottsdale Community College is designed to prepare students for jobs in the fields of exercise science, fitness, and nutrition.
Students can complete our Associate of Applied Science in Exercise Science: Health, Fitness, & Sports Performance. This AAS degree includes the Personal Training Specialist Certificate.
The AAS degree in Exercise Science also prepares students for National Certification testing, which once complete, allows them to enter the Personal Training workforce. In addition, students have multiple options for University transfer if more education is desired.
SCC’s Exercise Science, Personal Training, & Nutrition program gives students hands on learning experience to prepare them to effectively apply the principles of exercise training to individuals. Our instructors have a minimum of a Masters degrees in the Exercise Science field as well as Personal Training certifications from major organizations.
3059 Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Exercise Science: Health, Fitness and Sports Performance
8121 Associate in Arts (AA), Exercise Science: Pre-Physical Therapy
5445 Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Personal Training Specialist
Nutrition Certification for Personal Trainers
SCC provides a balanced education to personal trainers by offering nutrition education to compliment their Personal Training certificate and AAS degree.
Clients often turn to their personal trainers to get nutrition advice. This means the best personal trainers not only get an education in exercise science and personal training but also nutrition.
The Nutrition for Fitness & Wellness certificate provides personal trainers with the well-rounded nutrition education required to answer client questions effectively.
5302 Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Nutrition for Fitness and Wellness