Exercise Science & Wellness Programs
Get Your Fitness Career Plans in Shape
Build a strong foundation in exercise science to pursue careers in physical education, athletic training, exercise physiology, kinesiology, physical therapy, nutrition, and other fields. Or get to work faster with one of our microcredentials in strength training, personal training or sports nutrition.
Foundation in Health & Fitness
As an exercise science and wellness student, you'll learn about the human body and factors that influence our health. If you aim to transfer, you'll create a personalized plan that prepares you for the bachelor's degree of your choice.
Along the way, you'll learn:
- Concepts, terms, and trends in exercise science
- How to assess health and fitness levels
- Safe exercises and safe use of exercise equipment
- Personalized exercise planning
- Teaching and motivation techniques
- Ethical and legal practices
Stackable Health & Fitness Microcredentials
Not ready to enroll in a two-year program? Consider DCC’s health and fitness microcredentials, short-term programs you can complete one by one and later apply to an ESW degree.
Our personal trainer, sports nutrition, and strength training options teach skills you can put to work right away. Some prepare you to take national
Each requires three courses for a total of nine credits and can usually be finished in a semester.
How to Make DCC Work for You
Office of Admissions
101 Orcutt Student Services Center
Mon. - Thurs., 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Phone: (845) 431-8010
53 Pendell Road
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601