Fitness Trainer, Instructor and Personal Trainer: The Continuing Education Department in cooperation with the Physical Education Department has developed a
Fitness trainers and instructors lead, instruct, and motivate individuals or groups in exercise activities, including cardiovascular exercises, strength training, and stretching. They work with people of all ages and skill levels.
Teacher and Coach: After receiving the B.S. degree in physical education, opportunities are available to teach P.E. in elementary school, junior high school and high school. Coaches teach professional and amateur athletes the fundamental skills of individual and team sports. They hold training and practice sessions to improve the athletes' form, technique, skills, and stamina. Along with refining athletes’ individual skills, coaches are also responsible for instilling in their players the importance of good sportsmanship, a competitive spirit, and teamwork.
Exercise Physiologist: Exercise physiologists work to improve overall patient health and fitness. Many of their patients suffer from health problems such as cardiovascular disease or pulmonary (lung) disease. Exercise physiologists provide health education and exercise plans to improve key health indicators.