When this major was established in 1998 it was the only associate's degree program in the nation with a total fitness emphasis.
Employment of fitness trainers and aerobics instructors is projected to grow 13% through 2022, faster than the average for all occupations. (source)
There is no better feeling than knowing that I have helped a client improve their physical and mental health just by instructing them through an exercise session.
Jordan Pennypacker, Applied Health Studies: Fitness Specialist (BAS)