Certificate of Achievement
This Certificate of Achievement is designed for students interested in the field of personal training and fitness instruction. Students completing this certification will learn the fundamentals of exercise science, theory, and application techniques for various modes of fitness training, as well as how to perform fitness assessments, the effects of social, psychological, and behavioral factors on training, basics of sports nutrition, and how to create personalized training programs. Upon completion of this certification program, students will be prepared for entry-level personal training and fitness specialist positions in fitness clubs, health and wellness centers, educational institutes, and community establishments. Courses in this program also prepare students to further their certification through the nationally recognized, American Council on Exercise (ACE).
Careers associated with this program have a salary range from $28,000 to $89,000 with an average salary of $55,000.