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Program Details

  • Award: Certificate
  • Credits: 30
  • Delivery: Face-to-face where some online courses may be available or required.

About this Program

This certificate program prepares students to develop individualized exercise programs and provide knowledgeable information on weight loss, weight gain, muscle strengthening, and flexibility. According to the American College of Sports Medicine, Personal Training is the third fastest growing occupation in the nation. The certificate program is designed to assist students in developing skills to be successful in the areas of the fitness industry, business, sports, and coaching.

Program Locations

  • North Hennepin Community College 55445

Labor Market Information

  • College Education Teachers

  • Median wage: $59,196/year-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Average
  • High School Teachers

  • Median wage: $58,486/year-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Below statewide average
  • Middle School Teachers

  • Median wage: $57,351/year-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Below statewide average
  • Elementary School Teachers

  • Median wage: $58,050/year-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Below statewide average
  • College Recreation and Fitness Teachers

  • Median wage: $55,475/year-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Average
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North Hennepin Community College
North Hennepin Community College
7411 85th Avenue North Brooklyn Park, MN 55445 Toll-Free: (800) 818-0395 Local: (763) 424-0724 TTY: (800) 627-3529 Email: admissions@nhcc.edu