Personal Trainer, Certificate of Technology

Information

The purpose of the personal trainer program is to prepare graduates to work in the field of personal training. Individuals with these credentials are a vital component in the fitness industry. Graduates of the personal trainer program will have a strong background in the appropriate personal training anatomy and physiology, kinesiology, biomechanics, health and safety, and wellness/lifestyle changes areas. They will have industry knowledge in business practices, professional ethics, marketing, and proper record keeping.

Plan of Study

South Campus
4PHED-PT

Plan of Study Grid
First TermCredits
FITT 1237 Personal Training 2
FITT 2413 Exercise Science 4
FITT 2301 Lifestyle Change for Wellness 3
FITT 1301 Fitness and Exercise Testing 3
 Credits12
Second Term
FITT 2309 Theory of Exercise Program Design and Instruction 3
FITT 2471 Kinesiology and Biomechanics 4
FITT 1303 Fitness Event Planning and Promotion 3
FITT 2311 Prevention and Care of Exercise Injury 3
FITT 1164 Practicum for Personal Trainer 1
 Credits14
 Total Credits26

Capstone Experience: FITT 1164 Practicum for Personal Trainer

Eligible for any nationally recognized personal trainer credentialing exam.