Personal/Fitness Trainer Certificate
Certificate (Certificate Program) - 30 Credit Hours
Students will prepare for a career in personal training that involves all aspects of fitness. Students will gain knowledge in individual and group exercise programs, and will work with populations of varying ability levels. Upon successful completion of this program, students will be qualified to pursue the accreditation of their choice.
Upon successful completion, students will be able to sit for the ACE or NCF personal trainer exam.
Admission to the Program:
Students entering this program should have a strong understanding of science and math concepts, and be able to physically perform exercises they intend to teach.
|Recommended Course Sequence:|
Fall Semester 1:
Spring Semester 1:
Summer Semester 1:
|Required Program Courses|
|BIOL 140||HUMAN ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY||4|
|BUS 110||INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS||3|
|FCS 110||BASIC NUTRITION||2|
|HLTH 120||FIRST AID||2|
|HLTH 150||FOUNDATIONS OF HEALTH||3|
|PHYED 136||FOUNDATIONS OF HUMAN MOVEMENT||3|
|PHYED 175||PRINCIPLES OF TRAINING||3|
|PHYED 176||EXERCISE TESTING, PRESCRIPTION, AND DESIGN||3|
|PHYED 236||SCIENTIFIC BASIS OF HUMAN MOVEMENT||3|
|PHYED 276||PERSONAL TRAINING FIELD EXPERIENCE||3|
|PHYED 277||PHYSICAL EDUCATION TOPICS||1 to 3|
For Program Information Contact:
Physical Education Coordinator
Fitness Center/Gymnasium 694-5502Gainful Employment Disclosure Information:
No students completed this program last year.
Median Loan Debt: Unavailable
Program Costs: Unavailable
Full Time Employed: Unavailable
Possible Occupations: Recreation & Fitness Studies Teachers, Postsecondary, Athletes & Sports Competitors, Coaches & Scouts, Recreation Workers.