• Major:

    Personal Fitness Training

    Degree:

    Personal Fitness Training

    Department:

    STEM

    Description:

    The certificate in Personal Fitness Training prepares students for the entry-level positions in the fitness industry, including commercial and clinical settings such as health clubs, corporate fitness centers, personal training, health promotion, program management and personal coaching. The program provides a knowledge base in scientific principles and requires the development of basic skills in exercise assessment. Graduates will be prepared to sit for a national certification in Personal Training from any of the following: ACSM-American College of Sports Medicine, NASM-National Academy of Sports Medicine, NSCA- National Strength and Conditioning Association and ACE- American Council on Exercise. Additional certificates in First Aid and CPR are available through their coursework. The PFT certificate is seamlessly transferred into the HCCC Associate Degree in Science (AS) in Exercise Science.

    Requirements:

    Personal Fitness Training Cert General Ed Req
    Personal Fitness Training Certificate Major Req