Fitness and Wellness

​​​​​​​Providing support and services to others to promote healthy living and a higher quality of life by providing education and experiences relating to fitness, nutrition, illness prevention and recovery from injury or illness

Potential Careers in Fitness and Wellness​
  • Athletic trainer
  • Chiropractor
  • Coach
  • Community health provider
  • Dietician
  • Fitness specialist
  • Fitness sales person
  • Fitness and wellness coach
  • Group fitness instructor
  • Teacher
  • Kinesiologist
  • Life/wellness coach​
  • Massage therapist
  • ​Nutritionist
  • Occupational therapist
  • Parenting educator
  • Personal trainer
  • Physical therapist
  • Recreational therapist​

High School Pathway Courses    (s) = semester​

Grade ​Essential Pathway Courses
(select one each year)
​9​​
​10

​11
​12
Examples of Local Post-Secondary Degrees 
Associate's Degree
Associate in Applied Science in Fitness, Wellness and Sports
Rock Valley College

Bachelor’s Degree
Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training

Master’s Degree
Master of Science in Nutrition and Dietetics
Northern Illinois University​

Advanced Degrees
Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT)
Northern Illinois University​​​
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