This certificate is designed to provide you with a background and hands-on experience in basic exercise principles, health screening, fitness assessments, nutrition, communication and exercise design within the current fitness industry standards.
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Gainful Employment Information
Did you know?
According to the U.S. Department of Labor, " ...employment in the health promotion and fitness industry is expected to grow much faster than average compared to all occupations, increasing 29 percent over the 2008-2018 decade."
Completion of the required courses with a C or better in each course.
Courses (17 credits)
Assessment and Theory of Fitness and Health (3 credits)
Foundations of Health, Exercise and Sport (3 credits)
Nutrition for Fitness and Sport (1 credit)
First Aid and Safety--CPR (3 credits)
Personal Trainer Fundamentals (4 credits)
Health Coach (3 credits)
The Personal Trainer certificate provides a foundation of courses for those interested in advancing to receive an Associate of Science degree in Health, Fitness and Exercise Studies.
We also offer a Personal Trainer Letter of Recognition appropriate for individuals currently in the fitness industry who wish to improve their knowledge base and/or are seeking to be more marketable as a personal trainer.