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Hydrostatic Analysis LabWelcome to the Department of Health Enhancement, Exercise Science and Physical Education. We are very excited about the many programs and opportunities offered and look forward to assisting you in identifying the best fit you and your career options. Whether you are interested in a career in the industry or just want to learn how to be healthy, we have something for you.

The degrees and certificates offered within our department include:
Exercise Science (R): 157C
Community Health(R): 186
Advanced Personal Trainer Certificate (R): 191B
Personal Trainer Examination Letter of Recognition(R): 821
Physical Education Teacher Education (R): 159A
Aging Studies Letter of Recognition: 822
Public Health Sciences: 415

Please feel free to contact our coordinators for these disciplines:
Community Health – Dr. Maureen Edwards
Aging Studies – Dr. Maureen Edwards
Exercise Science– Prof. LaKisha Nickens-Gaither
PE Teacher Education – Prof. Lesley Wasilko
Public Health Sciences – Dr. Maureen Edwards

Distance Education HLTH Coordinators:
HLTH 100: Principles of Healthier Living – Prof. Tonya Seed
HLTH 105: Personal & Community Health - Prof. Diane Hagan-Jones
HLTH 212: Controlling Stress and Tension – Prof. Chris Harrison
HLTH 113: First Aid & CPR – Prof. Marge Turnbow
HLTH 121: Nutrition for Fitness & Wellness – Prof. LaKisha Nickens-Gaither
HLTH 131: Drugs & Lifestyle Wellness - Prof. Pamela Manning

Scholarship Assistance

As an MC-USG Pathway student and Montgomery County resident enrolled at MC in Public Health, you may qualify for a Healthcare Initiative Foundation scholarship. If you meet the criteria, contact Dr. Maureen Edwards.

Internship Finder Service

Our Internship Finder Service has health/fitness internship postings from a wide variety of commercial health clubs, corporate fitness centers, hospitals, non-profit organizations and academic institutions, and you can search by location and/or type of internship.

Thank you for visiting our website and please contact our department office at 240-567-7575 with any questions you may have. We look forward to speaking with you!

Elizabeth Ridings

Montgomery College

Montgomery County, MD


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