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Exercise Science


Why Exercise Science at Western?

Western is one of only a handful of community colleges nationally and the only community college in Wyoming with an Exercise Science Program that has options beyond coaching or personal training.
bulletOne-year Certificate in Fitness Leadership
bulletACE Personal Trainer national certification (after successfully passing the ACE exam and completion of the one-year certificate in fitness leadership )
bulletTwo-year A.S. degree in Exercise Science.

A welcoming learning environment and small classes provide personal attention not found in major universities. Begin your first year, by working with real “clients” while learning the challenges and excitement of implementing individualized fitness programs.  Our Exercise Science students get exposure to a sophisticated science that is available only at the best universities with hands-on experience influenced by the latest science, technology and laboratory equipment. Students here at Western have a high success rate when transferring to other 4-year exercise science programs. Our instructors are trained exercise physiologists with close connections to the University of Wyoming's kinesiology program and other excellent exercise science programs in Utah, Nevada, and Colorado.

Multiple Career Options include:
checkExercise Physiologists
checkPhysical Therapist
checkPersonal Trainer
checkAthletic Trainer


For more information please contact Dorothy Harton at or at (307) 382-1711.

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