Personal Training

Minor Code - U068

The Personal Trainer minor is designed for individuals who want a professional career in the fitness/wellness industry.  Students are trained to screen clients, evaluate their clients' current fitness abilities, and to individualize an exercise program to fit client goals.  The goal is to provide guided practical skills application to those students who wish to teach fitness related concepts to individuals (clients).  Students will be prepared for and required to sit for the American Council on Exercise National Certification Exam.  Students must earn a letter grade of C or higher in all coursework. For more information, contact Nancy Naternicola, Coordinator at (304) 293-0858 or e-mail at Nancy.Naternicola@mail.wvu.edu.

A grade of C or higher must be earned in all minor courses
REQUIRED COURSES
ACE 460Fitness Management (only offered in summer)3
ACE 462Fitness Field Testing (only offered in summer)3
ACE 464Lifestyle and Weight Management (only offered in summer)3
ACE 472Methods of Personal Training (only offered in summer)3
ACE 476Fitness Internship3-6
Total Hours15-18