Sport and Fitness Technology
A Program Certificate in Sport and Fitness Technology provides students with foundations that make up the use, understanding, and application of technology in the different fields that are emerging within the sport and fitness industry. In addition, students will gain direct field experience through co-op/internship opportunities.
This certificate can be bundled with other certificates toward an Associate in Applied Science (AAS) degree in Exercise and Sports Studies. Additional program certificate options within the AAS degree plan include: Exercise Science, Sport and Fitness Pedagogy, Sport Entrepreneurship, Sport and Fitness Management, and Clinical Exercise Science.
Students might consider high school courses in physical education and computers to assist them in college study. However, these courses are not mandatory for success.
Students who complete the curriculum requirements receive a Program Certificate in Sport and Fitness Technology. The courses within the certificate lead directly into the Associate in Applied Science degree in Exercise and Sports Studies.
The future professional workforce of the sports and exercise industry is evolving as digital technology advances. This not only creates skill gaps of current workforce but also creates new job opportunities as these traditional jobs have been transformed. Career opportunities exist as video technologist, virtual movement coach, or performance enhancement specialist.
Mari Volk • Tech Center 136C