Graduates are prepared to take a national certification examination to become a Certified Group Fitness Instructor. Graduates may work in health clubs, corporate fitness centers, aerobic studios, or recreation programs.
Graduates Are Prepared To
- Work in health clubs, corporate fitness centers, aerobic studios, or recreation programs
- Design safe classes for traditional and step aerobic exercises
- Take a national certification examination to become a Certified Group Fitness Instructor.
Representative Job Titles For Graduates
- Group Fitness Instructor
Graduate Starting Salary Projections
Representative Co-Op/Clinical/Intern Sites
- Certificate does not include co-op
Effective 2019-2020 academic year
Group Fitness Instructor Certificate (GFIC)
Program Prerequisites: Meet with Program Chair.
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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