Fitness and Health PromotionDurham College
About this Program
Level: Diploma in Fitness and Health Promotion
Discpline: Public Health
Length: 4 semestersCheck My Eligibility
Oshawa Campus Campus
With a focus on working with and supporting a diverse range of populations, including clients of all ages, abilities and body shapes, the Fitness and Health Promotion program will prepare you for a meaningful career that goes beyond the walls of a gym. Fitness and health promotion professionals are invested in providing clients with a full-range of services – from research and design to implementation and execution of programs, facilities and activities. Offering a course of study that both balances and connects theory with practice, graduates enter the workforce with a broad skill set that includes influencing human behaviour for positive change as well as a base in entrepreneurship for those interested in running their own business.
Study and Work in Canada
Full-time undergraduate and post-graduate international students can work anywhere on or off campus without a work permit. The rules around the number of hours a student will be allowed to work may vary based on the country the student chooses to study in. International students are typically able to work up to 20 hours a week.