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.