Millikin University - Decatur, IL
Health, Fitness and Recreation
Health, Fitness and Recreation Plan of Study

Course Requirements

Internship Information

Internship Guidelines and Request for Internship

Individual Study Contract

Certification
National Council on Strength and Fitness (NCSF)

National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA)

About the Health, Fitness and
Recreation Major

Individuals with a Health, Fitness and Recreation degree are health and physical activity experts in various health, recreation, sport and medical settings.  Our program prepares students for a variety of careers, such as:

  • Health Promotion Coordinator
  • Recreation Director
  • Personal Trainer
  • Health Educator
  • Sports and Athletic Performance Trainer
  • Wellness Program Manager
  • Fitness Instructor
  • Wellness Coach
  • Fitness Club Manager

The program is designed to prepare students for post-graduate programs, as well as entry-level positions in the fields of fitness, coaching and recreation. Additional academic combinations with the Health, Fitness and Recreation major might include the nutrition minor and/or courses from the Behavioral Sciences, Communications or Natural Science departments.

The department is currently following curriculum recommendations of the National Council on Strength and Fitness (NCSF) and the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) for the preparation of professionals in the fitness and personal training field.
Fitness and Sport
Careers

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Millikin University - Decatur, IL
 
Millikin University - Decatur, IL