Globe University is proud to announce it is partnering with Life Time Academy, the premier state-licensed academic division of Life Time Fitness. The new education partnership gives students completing their Bachelor of Science in Health Fitness Specialist degree from Globe University-Woodbury the opportunity to earn a Professional Fitness Trainer Program certificate from Life Time Academy as well as NASM certification credentials.
Students enrolled in the school’s health fitness bachelor’s degree program at the Globe University-Woodbury campus will have the option of earning a certification from Life Time Academy as a Professional Fitness Trainer. Program classes will be taken at the St. Louis Park, Minn., Life Time Fitness Facility and are equivalent to classes within the Life Time Academy certification.
“Life Time Academy and Globe University share a common dedication and commitment to helping further students’ career education,” says Jeff Rosga, Director of Life Time Academy. “Together, our organizations have the capacity to redefine quality training and educational programs in support of the next generation of top working professionals, while giving students the best of both worlds: the ability to achieve an advanced degree that aligns directly to a career outcome in a number of health, wellness and fitness fields.”
- Option to take hands-on courses delivered through Life Time Fitness in St. Louis Park.
- Earn a Professional Fitness Trainer Program certificate from Life Time Academy as well as NASM certification credentials.
- Learn from world-class experts, and work with instructors with solid professional experience.
- Apply the principles of exercise science in a health and wellness setting.
- Enhance core fitness coursework with advanced training.
Globe University’s partnership with Life Time Fitness is the model for how the school collaborates with businesses that are on the frontlines of their industries. The partnerships lead to initiatives that allow Globe students to work on real-world business challenges, according to Globe University’s chief communications officer Jeff Myhre, “These learning-by-doing opportunities give our students valuable career experiences with companies that could eventually hire them.”