Personal Trainer Certificate of Achievement

The Personal Trainer Certificate program provides students with the skills and knowledge needed to prepare them for employment within the fitness industry. Students will gain an understanding of the physiology of exercise, fitness assessment procedures and methodologies, sports nutrition, treating activity-related injuries, and designing exercise programs. The program includes a hands-on experience with an exercise population. This certification also prepares students for industry standard personal trainer examinations including the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM).

Course Code Title Units
Required CoursesUnits
KINE 007Techniques of Exercise Leadership3
KINE 095Exercise Science2
KINE 095AKinesiology Work Experience (maximum of 4 units may be used for work experience)4
Fitness Courses
Select three from the following courses (3-4 units)
KINE 039TRX & Kettlebell Training1
KINE 041Core Conditioning1
KINE 046Endurance Training (Running/Swimming/Cardio-Respiratory)2
KINE 047Body Sculpt & Tone1
KINE 072Pilates Mat Work1
KINE 094Personal Fitness1
KINE 096Weight Training1
KINE 098AYoga I-Fundamentals of Yoga1
KINE 098BYoga II-Beginning Yoga1
KINE 098CYoga III-Intermediate Yoga1
KINE 098DYoga IV-Advanced Yoga1
KINE 099Vinyasa Power Yoga1
CERTIFICATE TOTAL12-13