01-30-13-ftcc.gifFayetteville Technical Community College is excited to announce that starting Fall 2013, it will offer an associate degree in Health and Fitness Science. Do the topics of fitness, nutrition, ex-ercise science, personal training and group exer-cise interest you? Does working with different aged populations and motivating others sound appealing to you? Want to make good money by doing something that you enjoy? Would you like to have the freedom to create your own personal work schedule?

If you answered yes, then a Health and Fitness Science degree may be perfect for you.

As a graduate of FTCC’s Health and Fitness Science program, you will have the skills to manage a fitness center, meet the needs of fitness clients, develop and cultivate your exercise programming ideas, lead group-exercise classes, become a personal trainer and work with special populations to promote health and encourage an overall better quality of life.

The career opportunities are numerous for Health and Fitness graduate. According to the Bureau of Labor 2010 statistics, the median salary for a fitness trainer or instructor was $31,090 per year or $14.95 per hour. According to the same statistics, the fitness industry job market is expected to increase by 24 percent by the year 2020. That is 10 percent faster than the national average of all occupational growth for the same time frame. As you can see, the fitness industry is in high demand and looking for some-one like you. Come join FTCC’s Health and Fitness Science program and open your world to this amazing and rewarding fitness industry.

To learn more, contact Fayetteville Technical Community College at (910) 678-8400 to speak with an academic coun-selor to learn more about this new associate degree program and how to enroll at FTCC.

Photo: According to the same statistics, the fitness industry job mar-ket is expected to increase by 24 percent by the year 2020. 

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