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Coaching / Sports Medicine / Fitness Trainer Certificates

Planning on transferring to a 4 year college in Arizona? Find out which classes will transfer from Yavapai College to Northern Arizona University, Arizona State University, Grand Canyon University.


Athletic Coaching Certificate

Athletic Coaching - prepares the student for entry level employment through cross disciplinary instruction in the fields of exercise science, biology, psychology, physical education and first aid. In addition, this program prepares the student, or current coaching professional, for successful completion of the national coaching certification exam with American Sport Education Program (ASEP), which is an approved provider of coaching education to the Arizona Interscholastic Association (AIA).


Exercise Science/Sports Medicine Certificate

Exercise Science/Sports Medicine - designed to provide students with a cross disciplinary foundation in the fields of exercise science, wellness, sports nutrition, and first aid as applied to the prevention, treatment and rehabilitation of activity related injuries. Courses in this program may apply toward a transfer degree in a similar area of study.


Fitness Trainer/Instructor Certificate

Fitness Trainer/Instructor - provides students with a cross-disciplinary foundation in the fields of exercise science, sports nutrition, wellness and first aid as applied to personal training and group fitness programming and instruction. It is an ideal path for students needing ACE exam review preparation, for those planning to pursue a bachelor's degree in a similar area of study, or for current professionals seeking to update and enhance their knowledge and skills.


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