Certificate in Physical Education Fitness

The physical education program provides students the opportunity to complement their degree program with an undergraduate certificate in fitness. This certificate program is open to all undergraduate students. Participation requires an additional 12 credit hours of coursework. The physical education fitness certificate provides students with additional training to pursue opportunities outside a school setting as well as making them more marketable and proficient in a school setting.

Program Requirements

Students need to complete the following courses to earn the certificate in physical education fitness.

Course Title Hours
HPS 313Exercise & Sport Nutrition3
HPS 440Concepts in the Prescription of Exercise3
HPS 541Seminar in Strength and Conditioning3
HPS 750LMotivation3
Total Credit Hours12

An overall grade point average of at least 2.000 for all courses comprising the certificate program, and no grade below C, is required to earn the certificate.