Convert your healthy lifestyle and passion for fitness, nutrition, and exercise into a full-time career. With a Bachelor’s Degree from Bryan University in Exercise Science, Fitness, and Nutrition Management, you’ll gain a unique skillset and prepare for a fulfilling career in a growing industry.
Careers for health and fitness professionals, exercise instructors, nutrition coaches, and personal trainers are projected to grow much faster than average through the year 2029 at a rate of 8% or higher with projected job openings of 66,400 in the US.1
Earning your degree now means you’ll be ready for the jobs of the future.
As a graduate of the bachelor’s degree program, you’ll have the advanced knowledge and skillset to be job-ready for career opportunities2 that may include:
Health and fitness professionals, coaches and educators may have different opportunities for employment at the bachelor’s degree level. From corporate settings to healthcare facilities to high-energy gyms and fitness centers, there are work environments for different personality types. Examples may include:
The Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science, Fitness, and Nutrition Management provides a broad range of skills and competencies. Designed by industry leaders and based upon current competencies outlined by the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) and a variety of other reputable exercise science organizations, you can be assured of learning the skills employers demand. Upon graduation, you’ll be immediately prepared for the job market.
As a student at Bryan University, you’ll attend a top program where you’ll gain a solid foundation of knowledge from faculty who have real-world industry experience. Your courses include the following:
Your courses will also help maximize your value to clients by learning key skills in nutrition coaching such as:
Your investment in a Bryan University education will open doors to new career opportunities and provide you the following benefits:
At Bryan University, we believe that success in the field of health and fitness training demands a different approach to education. That’s why we’re dedicated to building a more innovative, hands-on learning environment that adapts to your unique needs and provides you with individual coaching and feedback.
As an online student, you’ll receive:
You’ll receive a dedicated career services advisor that provides job search assistance, job networking best practices, interview preparation, and helps you create an eye-catching resume.
1 Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2020-21 Edition, on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/ooh/personal-care-and-service/fitness-trainers-and-instructors.htm. Also see http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/39-9031.00.
2 Example occupations shown herein do not imply a guarantee of employment. Students are responsible for conducting occupational research for their chosen program. Employers have unique hiring practices and job-specific requirements, which may include years of experience for manager positions. Graduates with little to no prior experience should expect an entry-level position.
3 May require additional teacher certification, depending upon your state of residence.
The Exercise Science, Fitness, and Nutrition Management Bachelor of Science completion program is designed to prepare students for coaching, management and other leadership positions in the fitness industry. The program focuses on the skills related to owning or managing a fitness business, as well as strategies to safely and effectively coach client’s on how to make sound nutritional decisions.