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Personal Trainer - Letter of Recognition

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The Letter of Recognition is a cluster of courses that are 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.

For more information please contact Dr. Tiffin Bumpass at or call 410-777-2302.

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."


Students must have current adult CPR and Community First Aid certifications (two separate certifications).

Completion of  required  courses with a grade of C or better.

Courses (9 credits)

HEA 100
Assessment and Theory of Fitness and Health (3 credits)

Weight Management: Utilizing Healthy Approaches to Diet and Physical Activity (1 credit)

Nutrition for Fitness and Sport (1 credit)

HEA 230
 Personal Trainer Fundamentals (4 credits)

Receive Your Award!

Students apply to the Records and Registration office for the Letter of Recognition after they complete the program requirements.