Maricopa Community Colleges

Programs & Degrees

Strength and Personal Training

Program Overview
Major Code
3059
Award
Associate in Applied Science
Hours
64 Credit Hours
CIP
31.0505

The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Strength and Personal Training program is designed to prepare students with the knowledge and experience required to be eligible for the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) Health and Fitness Specialist Certification, ACSM personal trainer certification, the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) personal trainer certification, the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NSAM) personal trainer certification and the American Council on Exercise (ACE) personal trainer certification. The curriculum is designed to strengthen students' educational background in fitness and nutrition potentially increasing their marketability in these fields. This degree may also meet the needs of individuals with existing degrees in such fields as Exercise Physiology, Nutrition, Athletic Training and other health related disciplines. Registered dietitians, clinical exercise physiologists, personal trainers, exercise specialists, strength and conditioning specialists, coaches, athletes and others interested in acquiring knowledge in exercise, nutrition and health may also find this program appropriate.

Available At:
Chandler-Gilbert
Glendale
Mesa
Paradise Valley
Scottsdale
South Mountain
Program Details