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Health Enhancement, Exercise Science, and Physical Education Department

Germantown, Rockville, and Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campuses


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As businesses, government, and insurance organizations continue to recognize the benefits of health and fitness programs, there is tremendous job growth for students who enter the fields of health enhancement, exercise science, and physical education.

At MC we offer degree programs, certificates, and courses to help you enter these fields. Whether you are interested in a career in the industry or just want to learn how to be healthy, we have something for you.

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

See Notice for Jobs (PDF, Get Adobe Acrobat PDF Reader.-Link opens in new window.)  on MC’s College Central Network Job Board in which Employers Tagged:

  • Exercise Science
  • Personal Trainer
  • Health Enhancement
  • Community Health
  • Public Health
  • Behavioral Health
  • PE Teacher and related majors

Montgomery College is excited to now offer a Maryland State
Department of Health approved Community Health Worker
Certification! This certificate combines four Health Science
courses (HLTH 105, HLTH 160, HLTH 225, and HLTH 298) with a
40-hour practicum at Holy Cross Hospital. At completion of this
program, the participants will be awarded a Maryland State
Community Health Worker Certification.

The program is based on the Germantown Campus.

Please contact:
Dr. Joanna Kilby
CHW Program Director


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 (PDF, Get Adobe Acrobat PDF Reader.-Link opens in new window.) . If you meet the criteria, contact Petula Alvaradous-Phillander.

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Noncredit Courses and Training

MC offers a wide variety of noncredit classes designed to help you upgrade your skills, pursue career training, or learn something new.