Fitness and Wellness

Program Overview

Fitness and wellness professionals help people get and stay in shape. They may teach fitness classes and set up individual training programs. Fitness professionals may also lead, instruct and motivate groups in exercise activities including cardiovascular exercise, strength training and stretching.

University Transfer

Please see an advisor for more information.

General Program Information

A variety of Fitness, Nutrition and Wellness programs are available and prepare students with the knowledge and experience required to be students with a stronger educational background, making them more marketable in the field of fitness and nutrition. This degree will also meet the needs of individuals with existing degrees in such fields as exercise physiology, nutrition, athletic training and other health-related disciplines.

For more information please visit the Fitness & Wellness department page.

Employers

  • Gyms and fitness centers
  • City-sponsored recreation facilities
  • Schools
  • Sports clubs
  • Sports teams

Job Titles

  • personal trainer
  • fitness instructor
  • aerobics instructor
  • fitness trainer
  • wellness consultant

Wage Information

LOCATION
PAY PERIOD
Entry Level
Median
Experienced
Arizona
Hourly
$8.96
$14.10
$22.67
Yearly
$18,630.00
$29,330.00
$47,160.00
Greater Phoenix
Hourly
$9.54
$14.71
$23.84
Yearly
$19,840.00
$30,590.00
$49,590.00
United States
Hourly
$9.43
$14.04
$21.35
Yearly
$19,610.00
$29,210.00
$44,420.00
U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics - 2008