Wexford offers degree programs which are directly applicable to the field. It's not the typical "theory only" type of degree programs
Rancho Santa Margarita, CA (PRWEB) January 17, 2013
If you live in a climate where spring seems a long, long ways away, Wexford University offers a reason to celebrate: Registration for spring quarter for its associate of arts degree in Fitness Training recently opened. An online program for both U.S. and international students, the associate of arts degree in Fitness Training is designed for anyone interested in becoming a personal trainer, fitness coach, lifestyle consultant or fitness manager; the program includes flexible and convenient scheduling and self-directed learning.
Registration for spring classes in the Fitness Training program, which begin April 1, is now available at http://wexford.edu/degree-programs/associate-of-arts-degree-in-fitness-training/.
“Our associate’s degree in fitness training is the perfect prep for a new career in the growing health, fitness or wellness industry,” said Jack Bauerle, Chancellor of Wexford University. “Whether you use your Wexford degree to prepare for a bachelor’s, master’s or doctorate degree or to break into the fitness field, you will enjoy online learning that fits your schedule, budget and interests.”
Courses in the associate of arts degree in Fitness Training include studies in Biology, Language Arts, math, Psychology, fitness coaching, anatomy and physiology, nutrition, exercise science, wellness coaching, injury prevention, fitness management and more, to provide a well-rounded education in fitness training.
The objectives of the fitness training degree are to provide:
Fundamental knowledge of the human body and how it adapts to the stress of exercise
Understanding of basic nutrition and its importance to health and wellness
Understanding of psycho-social factors that affect an individual’s ability to achieve health and wellness goals
In addition to the associate of arts degree in Fitness Training, Wexford University also offers a bachelor of science degree in Health and Fitness; master of science degree in Nutrition and Exercise; master of arts in Applied Sports Psychology; and a doctor of Applied Sports Psychology degrees.
About Wexford University
Wexford University is dedicated to providing world-class education through cutting-edge technology, offering direct application degree programs in an accelerated format with 100 percent online learning to save time and money. Programs include an associate of arts degree in Fitness Training, bachelor’s degree in Health and Fitness, master’s degree in Nutrition and Exercise as well as master’s degree and doctorate degree in Applied Sport Psychology. Wexford University is the higher education division of NESTA (National Exercise & Sports Trainers Association). For more information, please visit http://wexford.edu/.