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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

Courses

Start an exciting fitness career and become a Certified Personal Trainer. Our personal trainer course combines online 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!


Self-paced online, starting 5/8/21 and ending 6/12/21, plus 1 additional study week
This online self-paced mentored certification course will help you develop skills for leading any group in an exciting safe routine. Lectures will cover the essentials of group exercise history, music, choreography, and safety techniques, as well as basic applied science specifically relating to group strength, cardiovascular, muscular, and flexibility.


Self-paced online, starting 5/8/21 and ending 6/12/21, plus 1 additional study week
This unique Lifestyle Wellness Coaching Certification course will show your clients that providing specific insights into their individual wellness is just as vital to long term success as creating an exercise program. Our Lifestyle Wellness Coaching course will enable you, as a trainer, to communicate, motivate, and support your client in new and innovative ways towards reaching their goals.


Self-paced online, starting 5/8/21 and ending 6/12/21, plus 1 additional study week
This certification class is for health and fitness professionals seeking to gain knowledge, training, and competency to assess fitness levels, design fitness programs, and provide motivating exercise instruction for older adults.


Self-paced online, starting 5/8/21 and ending 6/12/21, plus 1 additional study week
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 04/27/21 and ending on 05/06/21, Synchronous Online