About this course
The Health Fitness Specialist program prepares you to support clients of all ages and skill levels in adopting and maintaining healthy lifestyle behaviors. You will learn to apply behavioral and motivational strategies to both healthy individuals and individuals with medically controlled diseases and health conditions.
Students will personally train clients for eight consecutive weeks, perform dietary and nutritional counseling, lead various forms of group exercise and administer fitness assessment tests to multiple individuals. Students are required to complete a 300-hour internship at the end of the program.