Power, Agility, and Group Exercise (PAGE) Certificate

The Power, Agility, and Group Exercise (PAGE) Certificate program is ideal for students who plan to pursue work in these areas after graduation and for current fitness professionals who are looking to strengthen their skillset. The program is open to undergraduate, graduate and non-matriculating students.

What Will I Learn?

Specific skills that the PAGE certificate addresses include designing short-term and long-term training programs, understanding how to detect and correct errors in technique, developing group exercise programs that enhance cardiorespiratory and muscular fitness and learning how to be a safe, effective and motivating leader.

What are the requirements for this degree?

The PAGE Certificate is 10 credits across three courses and students must earn a grade of C or higher in all courses to complete the certificate successfully.

The Undergraduate Catalog provides details about program requirements.

What Types of Careers Could I Get With This Degree?

Completing the PAGE Certificate helps you prepare for three different certifications:

  • American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) Certified Group Exercise Instructor
  • USA Weightlifting Level 1
  • National Association of Speed and Explosion (NASE) Certification

Because the PAGE certificate is for current and future fitness professionals, there are a number of careers that this supports, including:

  • Personal trainer
  • Strength and conditioning coach
  • Group exercise instructor
  • Sports coach
  • Exercise physiologist
  • Recreational therapist
  • Corporate fitness director

What Kinds of Experiences Could I Have on Campus?

Small classes mean lots of one-on-one interactions with faculty. This allows you to build close relationships that blossom into strong networks as you move forward as a professional.