|ANAT 103: Anatomy|
|FITM 109: Fitness Assessment|
|FITM 111: Math for Health and Fitness Professionals|
|FITM 115: iSucceed in Fitness|
|FITM 152: Group Exercise Leadership 1|
|GNED 101: An Introduction to Arts and Sciences|
|PHYS 125: Physiology|
|WRIT 100: College Reading and Writing Skills|
|FITM 106: Health and Wellness|
|FITM 153: Exercise Prescription 1|
|FITM 155: Career Skills and Entrepreneurship|
|FITM 157: Fitness, Health, and Lifestyle Assessment|
|FITM 254: Group Exercise Leadership 2|
|NUTR 202: Nutrition|
|PHYS 151: Exercise Physiology|
|FITM 156: Biomechanics|
|FITM 158: Counselling and Communication|
|FITM 206: Injury Management and Applied Anatomy|
|FITM 255: Special Events Planning|
|WORK 209: On-Campus Internship|
|WRIT 200: Workplace Writing Skills|
|Select 1 from the following courses|
|GNED: General Elective|
|FITM 213: Exercise Prescription 2|
|FITM 232: Health Promotion|
|FITM 256: Motor Learning and Control|
|FITM 261: Psychology of Sport|
|MGMT 250: Health and Fitness Management|
|NUTR 259: Applied Nutrition|
|WORK 259: Industry Internship|
Upon successful completion of the program, a graduate will:
You will get hands-on experience as a fitness professional through two unpaid work placements occurring in your third and fourth semester.
Your first work placement takes place on campus where you will perform fitness appraisals and conduct weekly personal training sessions for an assigned client as part of the Humber Centre for Healthy Living (CHL). Along with personal training, students also provide fitness and exercise tips as content for the Humber CHL website.
Your second work placement takes place off campus, two days per week for 14 weeks (180 hours total) at a fitness facility in a municipal, commercial, private or corporate setting.
Students benefit from two exercise physiology/fitness assessment labs, a dedicated biomechanics lab, and changerooms specifically for students in the program. All of these facilities combined ensure a high-quality learning environment.
Students will receive hands-on experience on-campus. Perform fitness appraisals and conduct weekly personal training sessions for clients who will be assigned to you through the Humber Centre for Healthy Living.
Watch the video to see Fitness & Health Promotion Alumni return to inspire current students.
Watch the video to see how students use Qualysis, Humber's state-of-the-art motion capture system.
Watch the video to hear what students in the program have to say.
Watch the video to learn how a Humber grad launched his own business.
Humber maintains strong partnerships within the community - and is the preferred choice by many agencies and facilities due to the outstanding reputation of the Faculty of Health Sciences & Wellness.
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Each year we offer a variety of experiential learning trip opportunities for students to study abroad. Our annual short duration experiential trips in May are approximately two weeks in length. These faculty-lead study abroad trips are confirmed in the fall semester.
Qualified students in this program may apply to participate in a ten day experiential learning trip including one week at IMG Sport Academy, Florida and an experience with the Dunedin Blue Jays.
Students are also eligible to undertake a study abroad service learning trip to contribute to a global community. Past service learning trips have included locations such as Nunavut where students led community-based programs focused on wellness, recreation and learning and included the opportunity to explore and experience the culture and nature of this region of Canada.
These trips vary each year and are subject to availability and eligibility requirements. Additional fees apply.
Employment of fitness trainers/instructors continues to rise. With increasing awareness in chronic disease prevention and keeping fit for life, this field has career sustainability.
Graduates will be on their way to opening their own business or fitness franchise or to take on employment in a fitness club, community centre, resort, day camp or cruise ship, among other opportunities.
Potential jobs include:
Whether you choose corporate, municipal or self-employment, you will hit the ground running as you prepare to plan, market and deliver safe and effective fitness, wellness and healthy lifestyle programs.
Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology (CSEP)
Graduates may be eligible to earn the Certified Personal Trainer (CPT) credential offered through the Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology (CSEP).
Canadian Fitness Professionals (canfitpro)
Graduates may be eligible to earn industry credentials including:
Ontario Fitness Council (OFC)
Graduates may be eligible to earn the Certified Personal Trainer (RHEP-CPT) credential offered through the Ontario Fitness Council (OFC).
Additional requirements may apply.
Note: The requirements for the additional credential(s) are determined by the granting body, which is independent from the College. Students are encouraged to obtain the specific requirements directly from the granting body before enrolling.
Exercise Science and Lifestyle Management
Credential: Ontario Graduate Certificate
Length: 3 semesters
Food and Nutrition Management
Length: 4 semesters
Nutrition and Healthy Lifestyle Promotion
Length: 4 semesters
Workplace Health and Wellness, Bachelor of Health Sciences
Credential: Honours Degree
Length: 8 semesters
Credential: Ontario Graduate Certificate
Length: 2 semesters
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Watch the video to hear what students and faculty of the Fitness and Health Promotion program have to say.
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