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Personal Training is a multidisciplinary concentration for students to learn about the personal training profession and develop the skills commonly utilized by members of the profession. It will provide a strong foundation for students who wish to obtain various personal training certifications. The courses will cover anatomy, physiology and biomechanics as well as, nutrition, body composition, weight control and fitness assessment. Increasingly, employers such as health clubs, hospitals, YMCAs, and similar organizations are looking to hire individuals with degrees in personal training rather than just a personal training certification.
This LA1 degree program with a concentration in Personal Training will prepare students to transfer to senior colleges or universities such as: Queens College: B.S. Nutrition and Exercise Science, York College: B.S. Movement Science: Athletic Training or Coaching and Personal Training, Brooklyn College: B.S. Exercise Science, Lehman College: B.S. Exercise Science.
To complete a concentration in Personal Training, students must complete the major requirements below:
Personal Training Coordinator
Prof. Jimmy Cutrone