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Personal Wellness

The School of Professional & Continuing Studies offers periodic classes and programs that focus on health and healthy living for personal enrichment or professional skill enhancement.

Our classes and programs cover topics including meditation and mindfulness, memory skills, nutrition, first aid, and emergency first-responder skills.

Personal Fitness Trainer Certification

The Personal Fitness Trainer Certification program, accredited by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA), provides coursework toward becoming a Certified Personal Trainer. The program is approved for massage therapists, occupational therapists and athletic trainers for recertification hours.

Upcoming Courses


This course is designed to educate individuals in the science of nutrition and its role in health and weight management and to provide the necessary tools to build a solid foundation for sound nutrition practice.

Every day, starting on 10/03/20 and ending on 10/04/20
Start an exciting fitness career and become a Certified Personal Trainer. Our personal trainer course combines in-class learning with practical labs to prepare you for a career in fitness. Also includes the option to complete an employer internship that can walk you into jobs!

Starts May 31. Due to COVID-19, this course will be held in a SELF-PACED online format over 6 weeks
Stress isn't the enemy. It is our perceptions of stress that amplify our anxiety and use up all our steam. Reducing stress is as easy as understanding what stress is, understanding what stress is to you, and using that knowledge to restructure your thoughts. Turn stress into a stepping stone, not a stumbling block!

Online, starting on 08/03/20 and ending on 08/28/20
This seminar addresses the complexity of trauma, identifies the effects of trauma and describes the neurobiology of trauma. Provides a framework for trauma-informed care and helps participants implement tools and strategies within a trauma-informed care system. NOTE: This course will launch in Fall 2020. It is eligible for 1.8 CEUs (18 hours of Continuing Education Units.) Course fee and exact dates will be announced this summer.

This course contains no sessions

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This online course is designed for those who may be new to meditation or those who would like to enhance their overall meditation skills. Learn to better manage the stresses that come into your everyday life and also move beyond any blocks that keep you stuck in old patterns of thinking and behavior.

Every week on Tuesday and Thursday, starting on 07/28/20 and ending on 08/06/20, Synchronous Online