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This certificate prepares students for graduate programs such as physical therapy, exercise science, kinesiology, and sports medicine.  With minimal additional coursework (nutrition and fitness instruction), it also prepares students to take examinations for certification as a personal trainer or fitness expert, such as the Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS®) that is offered by the National Strength and Conditioning Association.

Required Courses

  • REHSCI 1200    Human Anatomy  (3 cr)
  • REHSCI 1201    Human Anatomy Lab (1 cr)
  • REHSCI 1205    Human Physiology  (4 cr)                
  • REHSCI 1210    Neuroscience  (4 cr)
  • REHSCI 1215    Exercise Physiology with lab  (3 cr)
  • REHSCI 1220    Kinesiology/Biomechanics with lab  (3 cr)
  • REHSCI 1250    Pathophysiology/Human Disease  (4 cr)
  • REHSCI 1285    Introduction to Evidenced-Based Rehabilitation   (3 cr)

Total certificate credits = 25