Exercise Science

Turn Sweat into Success with Wellness in Action

A student sitting on exercise equipment has her blood pressure taken by another student, while a third student looks on.
Power up your future as a fitness pro, whether it’s in health, wellness, athletics or rehabilitation. Gear up for Personal Training certification and muscle your way through anatomy and exercise physiology. Kickstart your professional fitness journey as you take your health and physical fitness knowledge to the next level. Flex your muscles as a scaling guru as you sculpt custom-fit exercise programs.

What You Can Learn

Units of Study
  • Career Exploration
  • Health and Physical Fitness
  • Anatomy
  • Exercise Physiology
  • Pre-Health Screening
  • Pre-Exercise Evaluation
  • Exercise Testing
  • Exercise Nutrition
  • Weight Management
  • Programming Design
  • Anaerobic Training
  • Strength Training
  • Cardio Training
  • Flexibility Training
  • Working with Special Populations
  • Entrepreneurship

What You Can Earn

Available High School Academic Credits
At district request, students may earn:
  • English
  • Science
  • Physical Education
Licensing/Industry-Based Certifications
Students have opportunities to earn:
  • Red Cross First Aid/CPR/AED
  • American College of Sports Medicine-Certified Personal Trainer (ACSM-CPT) Exam Prep
Work-Based Learning
Organizations that support this program:
  • Lattimore Physical Therapy
  • Genesee Community College
  • SUNY Brockport

Where You Can Go

Career Opportunities
Minimal Requirement Beyond CTE
  • Fitness Trainer
  • Physical Therapy Aide
Additional Education and/or Experience
  • Massage Therapist
  • Physical Therapist
  • Chiropractor
  • Exercise Physiologist
Postsecondary Pathways
Dual Enrollment
  • Monroe Community College
    • Foundations of Personal Health and Wellness (HED130)
Articulation Agreements
  • Genesee Community College
  • Monroe Community College
  • Niagara County Community College
  • SUNY Canton

Intro Video
Presentation Hosted by CTE Students

Getting Started

Meet with your school counselor to discuss how Career and Technical Education at WEMOCO can benefit your career development. Your counselor can help you begin the enrollment process.