Certification Programs

Certification Programs are designed to meet the needs of coaches, fitness leaders, administrators and managers in achieving their desired career goals. The Academy’s Certification programs provide students with a strong foundation of skills and knowledge required for succeeding in the respective disciplines. The Academy has developed sport-specific certification programs for online and onsite delivery. Each certification program consists of six courses worth 4 CEUs per course. All courses are online. Certification is available in the following disciplines:

Sports Management
Sports Coaching
Sports Fitness
Personal Training
Sports Strength and Conditioning
National Coaching

Program Specifics

The following considerations must be fulfilled:

  • Successful completion of all six courses is required;
  • A final grade of 70% or higher in each course is required;
  • Courses may be repeated if a final score of 70% is not achieved;
  • Transfer of credit from other institutions is allowed but courses must be similar in content to Academy certification courses (limit two courses);
  • Cost of each course is $150.

To register online, visit our Learning Management System and select the desired course to complete your registration. If you would rather register by phone, call the Continuing Education office at (800) 223-2668 ext. 7162.