Pilates Mat Instructor Certificate (PMIC)

Description

The Pilates Mat Instructor Certificate prepares students to develop safe and effective Pilates Mat exercise classes for a variety of fitness levels. Individuals who complete this certificate will be prepared to teach Pilates Mat to people of all body types, ages, and physical conditions.

Graduates may be employed by health clubs, wellness centers, and university recreation centers. Graduates are prepared to take the national certification examination to become a Certified Pilates Mat Instructor.

Related Programs

Program Code

PMIC.CT

Benefits

Employment Options

Graduates Are Prepared To

  • Develop safe and effective Pilates Mat exercise classes for a variety of fitness levels
  • Teach Pilates Mat classes to people of all body types, ages, and physical conditions
  • Take the national certification examination to become a Certified Pilates Mat Instructor

Representative Job Titles For Graduates

  • Pilates Mat Instructor

Graduate Starting Salary Projections

$15.25/hour (median pay)

Employment Outlook

Employment of fitness trainers and instructors is projected to grow by 13 percent through 2022, about as fast as the average for all occupations. As businesses, government, and insurance organizations continue to recognize the benefits of health and fitness programs for their employees, incentives to join gyms or other types of health clubs are expected to increase the need for fitness trainers and instructors.

Education Options

Representative Co-Op/Clinical/Intern Sites

  • Certificate does not include co-op

Curriculum

Effective 2017-2018 academic year

Pilates Mat Instructor Certificate (PMIC)

Program Prerequisites: Meet with Program Chair

 
Semester 1 Lec Lab Credits
EMS 100 CPR and First Aid for the Health Care Professional 1 0 1
HFT 116 Pilates Mat Instructor 1 2 2
HFT 180 Pilates Mat Practicum 1 7 2
Total Credits:   3 9 5

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

Contacts

Program Chair
Melinda (Mindy) Piles, MEd, ACSM EP-C, CPT
(513) 569-5713