Fitness Specialist

Overview

About This Program

The Fitness Specialist Certificate will equip students with the knowledge, skills, and understanding to enhance employment prospects in the health and fitness business, sports and leisure industry, coaching, and associated fields. The Certificate is a great addition to the Associate Degree!

Apply Now icon_arrow

Not ready to apply? Request Information or call admissions at 888-223-8068

At-a-Glance

Degrees & Credits

Certificate (10 credits)

Campus
Rainy River

Program Features

  • Identify and describe human anatomy and body structure relating to sports
  • Describe and explain physiological processes relating to sports
  • Describe methods of prevention of, and demonstrate and explain appropriate care for, athletic injuries
  • Increase fitness level by participating in class
  • Describe various coaching styles and develop their own philosophy
  • Demonstrate techniques for aerobic and anaerobic sports
basketball player doing a lay up
Careers

This certificate program is often used as an additional focused area for other related degree programs. While students can get careers in the fitness and sporting industry, most will pair with another degree to add an expertise to that degree.

Additional Information