Exercise Specialist (ESS.S.STC)
28.0 Credit Hours
The Exercise Specialist certificate is designed to provide necessary knowledge and skills for employment in the fitness and exercise industry. Students acquire knowledge and skills in exercise science with the goal of being able to administer basic fitness assessments and health risk appraisals. Additionally, students acquire current information on exercise, nutrition and wellness and prepare to sit for and successfully pass a national certification exam. Students must pass all ENS courses with a grade of C or better.
- Develop effective and safe exercise programs to meet clients’ personal fitness goals.
- Conduct valid and reliable basic fitness assessments and basic health risk appraisals related to exercise programming.
- Demonstrate locating and applying current information on sound practices in achieving and maintaining fitness.