Area of Study: Fitness Specialist
Degree/Certificate: Certificate of Proficiency
The Fitness Specialist Certificate of Proficiency is designed for those who wish to find or build upon a career in the growing fitness industry. Students will gain knowledge and develop hands on, practical skills in basic exercise anatomy, exercise training techniques, fitness and wellness coaching, basic nutrition, sport injury care, fitness management, fitness assessments, and programming information for a variety of populations. After completing this program, students will have foundational knowledge to sit for a variety of accredited personal trainer certification examinations. Students can transfer all of the credits to the Associate of Applied Science Degree in Sport and Exercise Studies program.