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Fitness Career Pathway

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Fitness Career Pathway

Fitness and healthy living can be more than a hobby! The fitness industry is continuously growing and the demand for fitness professionals makes a career in the fitness industry a great choice. USCI online high school diploma program offers a fitness career pathway that lets students learn the fundamentals of fitness while exploring the career.

Students that enroll in USCI fitness career pathway will explore the basics of a career in the fitness industry while pursuing their high school diploma, without any additional cost or credit requirements. Students who complete the program have the opportunity to pursue a fitness career through our Personal Trainer Certificate program, where the credits they completed while in high school can be transferred towards the program.

Expected Fitness Career Pathway Outcomes

USCI fitness career pathway is a vocational track available through our DEAC accredited online high school diploma program. Along with the core class credit requirements students will be able to replace certain elective credits with the fitness career credits. When students complete the fitness career pathway program they can expect to be able to use anatomy, basic biomechanical principles, and terminology used for fitness and nutrition. They will also be able to explain the roles of fats, carbohydrates, protein, minerals, vitamins, and water in nutrition.

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Fitness Career Pathway Course Requirements

Students enrolled in the fitness career pathway are required to complete all general high school requirements in addition to 4 fitness elective credits as part of their 24 credits to graduate.

Course Code: Course Name: Credits:
FT001 Fitness 1 0.5
FT007 Healthy Living 1A 0.5
FT002 Nutrition 101 0.5
FT004 Heart and Lungs 0.5
CD003 Career Preparedness 0.5
CD001 Career Development Strategies 1 0.5
CD002 Career Development Strategies 2 0.5
CD001 Introduction to Speech 0.5

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USCI does not guarantee the transferability of its credits to any other institution or acceptance of its diploma to meet college entrance requirements or requirements of potential employers. The acceptance of transfer academic credits and academic credentials to another institution is determined by the receiving institution. Courses in U.S. Career Institute’s high school program may or may not transfer to other institutions and depends solely on the receiving institution’s criteria and determination.