Exercise Science

Exercise Science

The Exercise Science certificate program will provide the skills necessary to become a Certified Personal Trainer. This can be completed as a stand-alone certificate or in conjunction with pre-requisite coursework required for advancement in other allied health assoicate degree programs.

What You’ll Learn
Students obtaining the certificate will learn the skills necessary for direct employment with a health club or fitness center, or as an individual private pay consultant. See the current advising sheet for more details.

Credits Required:  31 hours

Credential Earned:  Certificate of Applied Science

Career Settings
As businesses and insurance organizations continue to recognize the benefits of health and fitness programs for their employees, incentives to join gyms or other fitness facilities will increase the need for workers in these areas.

Potential Employers

  • Marshall University Recreation Center
  • YMCA