Personal Fitness Training (Certificate)

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The personal fitness training certificate program provides students with the knowledge, skills and competencies they need to develop evidence-based physical activity programs for the general population to elicit positive health changes.

After completion of the certificate, students have the ability to obtain an entry to intermediate level personal training or group fitness certification through any accredited association. This program does not prepare students to work with clients with special needs or existing health conditions.

At A Glance

Personal Fitness Training (Certificate)

Application requirements

All students are required to meet general university admission requirements:

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Program requirements

Required Courses -- 15 credit hours
Elective (choose one course) -- 3 credit hours
Students must earn a minimum grade of "C" (2.00) in all courses in the certificate.
Depending on a student's undergraduate program of study, prerequisite courses may be needed in order to complete the requirements of this certificate.
The following prerequisite courses are needed in order to complete the requirements of this certificate: BIO 160 Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology (4); PSY 101 Introduction to Psychology (3).

Enrollment requirements

GPA Requirement: 2.00

A student pursuing an undergraduate certificate must be enrolled as a degree-seeking student at ASU. Undergraduate certificates are not awarded prior to the award of an undergraduate degree. A student already holding an undergraduate degree may pursue an undergraduate certificate as a nondegree-seeking graduate student.

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