Exercise Science Certificate

Amanda Beard, BS, Coordinator
Phone: 419-995-8879
Email: beard.a@RhodesState.edu
Office: 102-E Tech Edu Lab

Exercise Science Major

The exercise science certificate provides students with the knowledge and skills needed to provide exercise prescription and promote proper fitness and nutrition information to the public. The exercise science curriculum prepares students to take the national certificate exam through the National Strength and Conditioning Association to be certified as a personal trainer.

Technical Standards

See here for Technical Standards information.

First Year
BHS 1320CPR and First Aid 11
BIO 1110Anatomy and Physiology I 4
DTN 1000Basic Nutrition 12
EXS 1000 Introduction to Exercise Science 4
 Term Hours11
BHS 1560Smoking Cessation Education 1.5
BIO 1120Anatomy and Physiology II 4
EXS 1010Exercise Assessment and Prescription 4
MKT 1600Customer Relations and Public Relations 3
 Term Hours11.5
BHS 153012 Lead ECG Interpretation 1
EXS 1020Program Design 3
EXS 1030Athletic Facility Management 2
EXS 1040Exercise Clinical I 2
 Term Hours8
 Total Hours 30.5

Online course

See www.RhodesState.edu/GainfulEmployment for additional information on certificates.