Graduates may be employed by health clubs, corporate fitness centers, recreation programs, hospitals, or senior centers. Job activities may include designing safe aquatic classes, scheduling classes, and assisting clients with goal setting and motivation.
Graduates Are Prepared To
- Design and lead comprehensive aquatic classes for clients at various fitness levels
- Take the Aquatic Exercise Association (AEA) national certification examination to become a Certified Aquatic Fitness Professional
Representative Job Titles For Graduates
- Aquatic Group Fitness Instructor
Graduate Starting Salary Projections
Representative Co-Op/Clinical/Intern Sites
- Certificate does not include co-op
Effective 2017-2018 academic year
Aquatic Group Fitness Instructor Certificate (AFIC)
Program Prerequisites: Meet with Program Chair.
|EMS 100||CPR and First Aid for the Health Care Professional||1||0||1|
|HFT 128||Aquatic Group Fitness Instructor||3||2||4|
The letters G, B, and T (displayed after course titles or elective descriptions) identify types of courses required by the Ohio Department of Higher Education as part of an associate’s degree curriculum.
G = General Education course in this curriculum
B = Basic Skills course in this curriculum
T = Technical course in this curriculum
Melinda (Mindy) Piles, MEd, ACSM EP-C, CPT