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Catalog 2012-2013 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Fitness Manager, Advanced Certificate


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No. of Credits: 28
Contact: P. Allen, Chair, Social Sciences, Human Services, and Teacher Education Division; E. Richards, Coordinator

This certificate provides the necessary knowledge and skills to students progressing in the fitness and recreation fields by preparing them to become a nationally certified personal trainer or group fitness instructor. The certificate also provides the scope and vision of the field and introduces basic legal and risk management issues and introductory business skills and knowledge. Additionally, students learn about nutrition, physical training and the psychology and sociology of sport. The student can progress to other programs of study within the field that focus on developing management/business principles and lead to advancement in the field of sport management.

The maximum number of credits accepted in transfer from other institutions to this program is 23.

Required Courses and Recommended Sequence:


The following is a recommended sequence of courses for completing this program. Developmental and prerequisite course requirements, credit load, and/or course availability may affect a student’s individual progress. Students should consult their online program evaluation or an academic advisor for individual program planning.

Notes:


* Courses requiring a prerequisite

** Program option

*** special criteria for required general education courses

**** Pending MHEC approval

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