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Exercise Science

Exercise Science

If you are interested in a career dedicated to showing others how to live healthier and more actively, Macomb’s Exercise Science Program offers you a two-tiered approach. Earn an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Exercise Science from Macomb and you will be qualified for an entry-level position in personal training, strength and conditioning, group fitness and more. You could then continue your education at a four-year college or university and pursue a bachelor’s degree in exercise physiology, kinesiology, athletic training, physical therapy or a related area, preparing you for greater responsibilities and rewards in the field.

Top 3 Reasons to Choose Macomb for Exercise Science

  1. A science-based program that prepares you for outside certification and transfer
  2. Save $18,000 by starting here – 80% of our students leave debt free
  3. Access to job placement through Career Services

Exercise Science Courses at Macomb

  • Lifestyle, Behavior and Disease
  • Cardio Group Fitness
  • Strength Training and Health
  • Nutrition
  • Exercise, Nutrition and Weight Management
  • Wellness-Focus Prevention, Intervention, Treatment of Disease, Illness and Injury
  • CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer
  • Stress Management
  • Introduction to Exercise Science
  • Introduction to Exercise Physiology
  • Biomechanics
  • Exercise Leadership

Career Opportunities in Exercise Science

With an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Exercise Science, you will be qualified for positions that include fitness trainer, group fitness instructor and aerobics instructor. Earning a bachelor’s degree in exercise science or a related field leads to greater career opportunities.

Transfer Pathways

Credits earned in Macomb’s Exercise Science Program transfer to many colleges and universities in Michigan.

If you intend to transfer and pursue a bachelor’s degree in exercise science or a related field, speak with a counselor or academic advisor as soon as possible after you have applied to Macomb to plan the best pathway.

How do I find out more about the Exercise Science Program?

For more information on the Exercise Science Program at Macomb, contact Jennifer Ross at 586.226.4770 or:

Professor Paul Bondurant: 586.445.7483 or
Professor Tom Brennan: 586.445.7485 or

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