This UCLA Extension's Fitness Instruction Certificate is ideal for personal trainers and coaches who want to join their profession's most elite, highly paid ranks as well as fitness enthusiasts and those seeking to change careers. It's also a perfect means for dietitians, nurses, psychologists, and other health professionals to add a lucrative specialty to their practice and improve their clients' health.
In addition, through a brand new agreement with California State University, Northridge (CSUN), our program satisfies prerequisites for a Master of Science in Kinesiology, so you can jump-start your advanced degree. UCLA Extension's Fitness Instruction Certificate offers a blend of theory and practice. You'll receive:
Now, through an agreement with CSUN, students can use their Fitness Instruction Certificate to satisfy prerequisites for their Master of Science degree in Kinesiology. The Fitness Instruction Certificate can jump-start your path toward an advanced degree-and provide you with the ability to work in the fitness field while you attend graduate school. Courses marked with a plus ("+") are accepted as prerequisites to the Masters of Science in Kinesiology at CSUN. We recommend that students complete their physiology requirement before taking any other courses.
You only need to take one of these language tests:
Minimum required score:
The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.Schedule TOEFL®
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The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.Schedule IELTS
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Check the programme website for information about funding options.
StudyPortals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
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