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    Health and Fitness Promotion Major

    Ill be starting my Health and Fitness Promotion major this fall at UNI, and I was wondering if any of you had this major and what kinds of jobs are available.


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    Re: Health and Fitness Promotion Major

    1) I didn't realize this was a UNI board

    2) Wouldn't you want to find out what jobs are available before picking your major?


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    Re: Health and Fitness Promotion Major

    Quote Originally Posted by HiltonMagic View Post
    1) I didn't realize this was a UNI board

    2) Wouldn't you want to find out what jobs are available before picking your major?
    Beat me to it


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    Re: Health and Fitness Promotion Major

    Quote Originally Posted by timappelgate View Post
    was wondering if any of you had this major and what kinds of jobs are available.

    Night shift at Golds Gym.


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    Re: Health and Fitness Promotion Major

    Since it is a health and fitness promotion major I would assume that you are going to take over for Jack Lalanne.



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    Re: Health and Fitness Promotion Major

    Quote Originally Posted by HiltonMagic View Post
    1) I didn't realize this was a UNI board

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    My apologies. I didn't realize i can't ask questions. If you don't want to get annoyed or waste your time then don't post.


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    Re: Health and Fitness Promotion Major

    Quote Originally Posted by HiltonMagic View Post
    1) I didn't realize this was a UNI board

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    And this is a Cyclone FAN board. I guarantee I am just as big of and Iowa State fan as you are. People go to other universities sometimes. Sorry for blowing up.


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    Quote Originally Posted by timappelgate View Post
    And this is a Cyclone FAN board. I guarantee I am just as big of and Iowa State fan as you are. People go to other universities sometimes. Sorry for blowing up.
    you call that weak *** **** 'blowing up'?


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    Re: Health and Fitness Promotion Major

    My sister in law graduated with that degree. Being brutally honest here and spending money on that particular college degree isn't a sound financial investment. She wound up going to Hawkeye CC and getting a degree in CNC machining after spending a couple years looking for a job. Now she doesn't use either degree and works at transamerica proofreading insurance policies.



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    Re: Health and Fitness Promotion Major

    Well I will have my AA in Sports Management, BA in Health and Fitness Promotion with a Minor in Coaching.


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    Re: Health and Fitness Promotion Major

    As I see it, you have 3 possibilities.

    1. Work as an agent for pro athletes, making a lot of money.
    2. Work at a gym.
    3. Do something completely unrelated to fitness promotion.


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    Re: Health and Fitness Promotion Major

    Had several work study students work for me while getting this degree, not a single one of them ever used it. Basically told me their options for jobs were:

    -Running a fitness center
    -Being a personal trainer
    -Trying to get into the corporate world as a health coach, etc. to work with the companies employees to make them healthier
    -Go to grad school



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    Re: Health and Fitness Promotion Major

    Think about getting a business degree and minoring in Health and Fitness. Don't want to discourage you in anyway, but it will give you more options if you don't end up liking that business. Also, will help you run a small business, or move up in MGMNT. Just a thought.


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