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Fitness and Health Promotion

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Program Information

School:Durham College
Faculty:School of Health & Community Services (HCS)
Degree:Diploma; University Transfer
Field of Study:Health and Physical Education, General
Health and Wellness, General
Description: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.
URL:Fitness and Health Promotion at Durham College
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $4,394

Cost per year is based on the 2019-2020 academic year and includes compulsory ancillary and program incidental fees. Does not include textbooks.

Admission Requirements


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 
  •   Biology 

Applicants are required to have an Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or Mature Student Status, Grade 12 English (C, M or U) (minimum grade of 60 per cent), and Grade 11 or 12 biology (C, M or U). Applicants are also recommended to have Grade 12 exercise science (PSE4U).

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on July 28, 2020