CIP Code: 31.0301
NOVA Code: 221-460-01
Offered through AL, AN, LO, MA, WO
Purpose: This program is based on the standards of the American Council on Exercise (ACE) and prepares students to become knowledgeable fitness professionals in health clubs, recreation departments, and fitness facilities in private, commercial, corporate, or government settings. Emphasis is placed on preparing students to sit for a nationally recognized certification exam in Personal Training.
Recommended Preparation: Students are expected to attain high levels of fitness during this program and, consequently, should be in good health to participate in vigorous workouts.
Special Admission Information: No classes will be waived without permission of a Personal Training advisor.
Completion Requirements: The following must be met to obtain the Personal Training Studies Certificate:
- Achieve a grade of “C” or better in all certificate courses
- Score 80% or higher on the exit exam
- Hold a current CPR certification