Who Should Attend & Workplace Benefits

Who Should Attend

The Professional Certificate in Personal Training & Group Exercise Training for Older Adults is designed for:

  • current allied health/medical and fitness professionals and personal trainers interested in developing safe and effective exercise programs for older adults
  • current fitness managers and directors wishing to manage and market new programs to older adults
  • education directors of multi-site facilities or chains training fitness professionals to work with older adults
  • companies that require the certificate program as a professional development program for employees to achieve key business goals, career objectives, and skills to advance beyond entry-level positions 
  • individual senior and older exercise enthusiasts interested in staying current in exercise program design, health, and wellness

Workplace Benefits

  • Ongoing guidance and interaction from mentors that hold either a Master’s or Ph.D. degree in exercise science, biomechanics, exercise physiology, kinesiology, physical therapy, nutrition or an exercise science-related degree.  Mentors support students and become valuable resources
  • Optional-Field Internship in Older Adult Exercise (Elective)
  • A professional certificate from an accredited institution
  • College courses provide CECs or CEUs for personal trainers and allied health/medical professionals seeking re-certification, re-licensure, or career advancement
  • Networking opportunities with industry experts