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Overview The certificate program's required five core courses, including the optional field internship elective have been designed to be completed in as little as five months or students have up to one-year if necessary. This course included the Advanced Certificate in Personal Fitness Training Program, which consists of students completing three additional courses. The On-line Certificate program format has been designed to be taken in three consecutive modules. Each course focuses on an industry-specific, professional topic, or science-based core body of knowledge. Students may elect to enroll in courses one at a time, as they are offered. Students are provided with 8 weeks of access per course. Languages English Course Access Time 12 months Instructor Natalie Johnson, MS, has worked in an academic setting throughout her career. Natalie taught for the Kinesiology Department at San Diego State University in addition to being the Fitness & Operations Director at the Aztec Recreation Center. While instructing for the Kinesiology Department, she also was a Student Mentor. As a mentor Natalie advised senior Kinesiology students on resume writing, interviewing skills and assisted students in finding the most appropriate job based on experience, education and location. Natalies experience outside of academia includes working in world renown resorts in California, Mexico and Jamaica (The Golden Door & Rancho La Puerta) in addition to being the owner of a fitness company called Fit Chicks since 2001. Natalie is certified as a Personal Fitness Trainer, Group Fitness Instructor, Sports Nutritionist, Wellness Coach and Pre/Post Natal Specialist. She presents annually for the Medical Fitness Association, Athletic Business and the National Health Benefits Conference. Natalie was a Body by Jake Master Trainer and presenter on FitTV and continues to promote fitness locally in Tampa, Florida and nationally in publications and television. Natalie is currently the Manager of Health & Lifestyle Programs for a Medical Health Plan in Florida. She oversees the Fitness Center and its staff as well as all preventative programs relating to weight loss, fitness, exercise and nutrition. She works closely with a medical management team and is very active in promoting exercise as medicine and prevention. Natalie is also the Regional Director for the Medical Fitness Association and works closely with the organization to integrate fitness into the medical community. Prerequisites/Audience There are no prerequisites for this class.

Start Date: upon registration

Tuition: $3,795.00

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Online 24/7 (Dates:Upon Registration)

Location : Online

Instructor : Online Class Instructor 



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Overview The certificate program's required five core courses, including the optional field internship elective have been designed to be completed in as little as five months or students have up to one-year if necessary. This course included the Advanced Certificate in Personal Fitness Training Program, which consists of students completing three additional courses. The On-line Certificate program format has been designed to be taken in three consecutive modules. Each course focuses on an industry-specific, professional topic, or science-based core body of knowledge. Students may elect to enroll in courses one at a time, as they are offered. Students are provided with 8 weeks of access per course. Languages English Course Access Time 12 months Instructor Natalie Johnson, MS, has worked in an academic setting throughout her career. Natalie taught for the Kinesiology Department at San Diego State University in addition to being the Fitness & Operations Director at the Aztec Recreation Center. While instructing for the Kinesiology Department, she also was a Student Mentor. As a mentor Natalie advised senior Kinesiology students on resume writing, interviewing skills and assisted students in finding the most appropriate job based on experience, education and location. Natalies experience outside of academia includes working in world renown resorts in California, Mexico and Jamaica (The Golden Door & Rancho La Puerta) in addition to being the owner of a fitness company called Fit Chicks since 2001. Natalie is certified as a Personal Fitness Trainer, Group Fitness Instructor, Sports Nutritionist, Wellness Coach and Pre/Post Natal Specialist. She presents annually for the Medical Fitness Association, Athletic Business and the National Health Benefits Conference. Natalie was a Body by Jake Master Trainer and presenter on FitTV and continues to promote fitness locally in Tampa, Florida and nationally in publications and television. Natalie is currently the Manager of Health & Lifestyle Programs for a Medical Health Plan in Florida. She oversees the Fitness Center and its staff as well as all preventative programs relating to weight loss, fitness, exercise and nutrition. She works closely with a medical management team and is very active in promoting exercise as medicine and prevention. Natalie is also the Regional Director for the Medical Fitness Association and works closely with the organization to integrate fitness into the medical community. Prerequisites/Audience There are no prerequisites for this class.

Start Date: upon registration

Tuition: $3,795.00

Self-Paced

Online 24/7 (Dates:Upon Registration)

Location : Online

Instructor : Online Class Instructor 



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Overview The Online Professional Certificate in Fitness Management was developed to establish an industry standard in fitness management education for allied health and fitness professionals, personal trainers, fitness managers, and entrepreneurs that wish to establish a successful business model and fitness operation. The certificate prepares students to implement successful business systems in the following settings: private and commercial health clubs, medically-based fitness facilities, community wellness centers, personal training studios, physical therapy clinics, YMCAs, JCCs, college/university centers, recreational settings, and corporate fitness centers. A unique aspect of the program is the optional field internship experience which enables students to practice fitness management concepts in a real life health and fitness setting. Languages English Course Access Time Students are given 6 months to complete the program. Extensions are available if needed, fees may apply. Instructor Natalie Johnson, MS, has worked in an academic setting throughout her career. Natalie taught for the Kinesiology Department at San Diego State University in addition to being the Fitness & Operations Director at the Aztec Recreation Center. While instructing for the Kinesiology Department, she also was a Student Mentor. As a mentor Natalie advised senior Kinesiology students on resume writing, interviewing skills and assisted students in finding the most appropriate job based on experience, education and location. Natalies experience outside of academia includes working in world renown resorts in California, Mexico and Jamaica (The Golden Door & Rancho La Puerta) in addition to being the owner of a fitness company called Fit Chicks since 2001. Natalie is certified as a Personal Fitness Trainer, Group Fitness Instructor, Sports Nutritionist, Wellness Coach and Pre/Post Natal Specialist. She presents annually for the Medical Fitness Association, Athletic Business and the National Health Benefits Conference. Natalie was a Body by Jake Master Trainer and presenter on FitTV and continues to promote fitness locally in Tampa, Florida and nationally in publications and television. Natalie is currently the Manager of Health & Lifestyle Programs for a Medical Health Plan in Florida. She oversees the Fitness Center and its staff as well as all preventative programs relating to weight loss, fitness, exercise and nutrition. She works closely with a medical management team and is very active in promoting exercise as medicine and prevention. Natalie is also the Regional Director for the Medical Fitness Association and works closely with the organization to integrate fitness into the medical community. Prerequisites/Audience Enthusiasts and professionals

Start Date: upon registration

Tuition: $2,595.00

Self-Paced

Online 24/7 (Dates:Upon Registration)

Location : Online

Instructor : Online Class Instructor 



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Overview The certificate program is designed to supply essential education integrating exercise science curriculum and practical training techniques into a systematic model that teaches students to progress their clients through different training levels and phases. Students will be prepared for careers working at medically-based fitness facilities, community wellness programs, personal training studios, physical therapy clinics, corporate fitness centers, YMCAs/JCCs, and private and commercial health clubs. Included with the either certificate program registration, you will receive complimentary access to receive the National Posture Institutes Certified Resistance Training Professional (RTP) designation. The Professional Certificate in Personal Fitness Training program is offered in partnership with the American Council on Exercise (ACE). Graduates of the Certificate Program will receive a preferred discount to take the ACE Certified Personal Trainer Certification Exam and on study materials. Languages English Course Access Time 12 months Instructor Natalie Johnson, MS, has worked in an academic setting throughout her career. Natalie taught for the Kinesiology Department at San Diego State University in addition to being the Fitness & Operations Director at the Aztec Recreation Center. While instructing for the Kinesiology Department, she also was a Student Mentor. As a mentor Natalie advised senior Kinesiology students on resume writing, interviewing skills and assisted students in finding the most appropriate job based on experience, education and location. Natalies experience outside of academia includes working in world renown resorts in California, Mexico and Jamaica (The Golden Door & Rancho La Puerta) in addition to being the owner of a fitness company called Fit Chicks since 2001. Natalie is certified as a Personal Fitness Trainer, Group Fitness Instructor, Sports Nutritionist, Wellness Coach and Pre/Post Natal Specialist. She presents annually for the Medical Fitness Association, Athletic Business and the National Health Benefits Conference. Natalie was a Body by Jake Master Trainer and presenter on FitTV and continues to promote fitness locally in Tampa, Florida and nationally in publications and television. Natalie is currently the Manager of Health & Lifestyle Programs for a Medical Health Plan in Florida. She oversees the Fitness Center and its staff as well as all preventative programs relating to weight loss, fitness, exercise and nutrition. She works closely with a medical management team and is very active in promoting exercise as medicine and prevention. Natalie is also the Regional Director for the Medical Fitness Association and works closely with the organization to integrate fitness into the medical community. Prerequisites/Audience There are no prerequisites for this class.

Start Date: upon registration

Tuition: $2,795.00

Self-Paced

Online 24/7 (Dates:Upon Registration)

Location : Online

Instructor : Online Class Instructor 



View Details »
Overview The certificate program is designed to supply essential education integrating exercise science curriculum and practical training techniques into a systematic model that teaches students to progress their clients through different training levels and phases. Students will be prepared for careers working at medically-based fitness facilities, community wellness programs, personal training studios, physical therapy clinics, corporate fitness centers, YMCAs/JCCs, and private and commercial health clubs. Included with the either certificate program registration, you will receive complimentary access to receive the National Posture Institutes Certified Resistance Training Professional (RTP) designation. In addition, the program prepares students for the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) Languages English Course Access Time 12 months Instructor Natalie Johnson, MS, has worked in an academic setting throughout her career. Natalie taught for the Kinesiology Department at San Diego State University in addition to being the Fitness & Operations Director at the Aztec Recreation Center. While instructing for the Kinesiology Department, she also was a Student Mentor. As a mentor Natalie advised senior Kinesiology students on resume writing, interviewing skills and assisted students in finding the most appropriate job based on experience, education and location. Natalies experience outside of academia includes working in world renown resorts in California, Mexico and Jamaica (The Golden Door & Rancho La Puerta) in addition to being the owner of a fitness company called Fit Chicks since 2001. Natalie is certified as a Personal Fitness Trainer, Group Fitness Instructor, Sports Nutritionist, Wellness Coach and Pre/Post Natal Specialist. She presents annually for the Medical Fitness Association, Athletic Business and the National Health Benefits Conference. Natalie was a Body by Jake Master Trainer and presenter on FitTV and continues to promote fitness locally in Tampa, Florida and nationally in publications and television. Natalie is currently the Manager of Health & Lifestyle Programs for a Medical Health Plan in Florida. She oversees the Fitness Center and its staff as well as all preventative programs relating to weight loss, fitness, exercise and nutrition. She works closely with a medical management team and is very active in promoting exercise as medicine and prevention. Natalie is also the Regional Director for the Medical Fitness Association and works closely with the organization to integrate fitness into the medical community. Prerequisites/Audience There are no prerequisites for this class.

Start Date: upon registration

Tuition: $2,895.00

Self-Paced

Online 24/7 (Dates:Upon Registration)

Location : Online

Instructor : Online Class Instructor 



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