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It’s a win-win situation: As a well-qualified trainer or wellness coach, you will improve your clients’ lives and enjoy a rewarding career. Offered on campus and online, personal trainer education at Globe University will provide you with a solid foundation in exercise science, experience in the latest techniques and the skills needed to acquire a fitness certification.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that nearly half of American youths aged 12 through 28 are not active on a regular basis. Multiple studies show that a lack of physical activity is one of the major risk factors for cardiovascular disease, diabetes type II, and colon cancer.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts faster than average growth in this career field. Job opportunities will be increasing due to health insurance incentives, the aging of the baby boomer population and a focus on exercise for youth.*
Do you already see and promote the value of fitness for people of all ages? Do you consider yourself a natural leader? Check out our health fitness programs and get started on your career!
Find out what kind of career opportunities graduates of the health fitness program are prepared for.
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“I really wanted a career where I could help others make a healthy start. The program has changed my life—given me new opportunities. I will be specializing in fitness for special populations, working with aging body and metabolic issues such as diabetes and obesity.”Joeleen M. Romann
Find out more about careers in health fitness. Call 1-877-303-6060 or contact admissions today.
Our graduates have prepared for and successfully achieved a wide variety of national certifications, including:
NEW OPTION! Now earn a professional certification from Life Time Fitness. Students at Globe University Woodbury campus can earn a Life Time Academy certification while completing their bachelor’s degree. Additional certifications within this program are:
Students also have the option to take instruction towards MAT Jumpstart and RTS. MAT Jumpstart Courses:
Provides students with the ability to assess for positional weaknesses and monitor how the body handles forces relating to exercise prescription.
“Life Time Fitness actively seeks to hire graduates from the Health Fitness Specialist degree program at Globe University and Minnesota School of Business. As the market becomes increasingly competitive, clients want personal trainers with relevant bachelor’s degrees and high-level certifications. The Health Fitness Specialist curriculum at this college provides just that as well as business and leadership skills rarely seen in our industry.”Jason Stella | Life Time Fitness personal training department head
Earn a health fitness degree and prepare for the MAT fitness certification and professional advancement. Contact college admissions for more information about our degree programs, career outlooks and the enrollment process.
Globe University is accredited by Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools to award doctoral degrees, master’s degrees, bachelor of fine arts degrees, bachelor of science degrees, associate in applied science degrees and diplomas.
Working collaboratively with fellow Globe Education Network member Minnesota School of Business, the university offers college degree programs online and on campus in locations in the Minneapolis-St. Paul region (the IDS Center, Blaine, Brooklyn Center, Plymouth, Richfield, Elk River, Lakeville and Woodbury), Rochester, Shakopee, St. Cloud and Moorhead, Minnesota (MN); Appleton, Green Bay, Wausau, Eau Claire, La Crosse, Middleton and Madison, Wisconsin (WI); and Sioux Falls, South Dakota (SD). Our online program is world-wide, and our campuses serve students from Upper Midwest communities including Fargo, North Dakota (ND) and Bloomington, Eagan, White Bear Lake, Coon Rapids, Eden Prairie, Burnsville, Roseville, Maplewood, Minnetonka and Maple Grove, MN.