Admission 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.

Program requirements

The certificate consists of 18 credit hours, at least 12 of which must be upper division. A minimum grade of "C" (2.00 on a 4.00 scale) is required for each course.

Required Courses -- 15 credit hours

EXW 215: Resistance Training and Recovery Techniques (3)
EXW 217: Cardiorespiratory and Flexibility Training (3)
EXW 302: Fundamentals of Wellness (L) (3)
EXW 335: Physical Activity and Physiological Concepts (3)
EXW 425: Exercise Prescription for Health and Wellness (3)

Elective (choose one course) -- 3 credit hours

EXW 344: Impact of Physical Activity on Health and Disease (L) (3)
EXW 400: Stress Management for Wellness (3)
SSP 320: Coaching Leadership, Performance Team and Facility Management (3)

Prerequisite courses may be needed in order to complete the requirements of this certificate.

Certification and licensure

The College of Health Solutions prepares graduates for excellence upon entering the workplace. Since certification and licensure requirements vary by profession and from state-to-state, we recommend that you visit the ASU licensure website to determine if your program meets the requirements of individual state licensures or national certifications, as applicable. If you have specific questions, please contact your program director or degree coordinator.