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Personal Training Minor

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Our mission is accomplished by educating students who are professionally and academically prepared and dedicated to addressing the wellness of a diverse society in a variety of environments. We are committed to enhancing quality of life through the promotion of wellness.

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    Personal training is a growing field, and a great career option for students from many fields of study across campus.  Effective communication and business skills, coupled with knowledge of human anatomy and physiology and training theory are requirements for success in this lucrative industry.  Students who complete the Personal Training Minior will acquire the necessary skills to pursue careers in coprporate wellness, commercial fitness centers, private training settings, as adjuncts to many medical facilities, and even to start an independent business.

    Program Curriculum

    What will I study?

    MKTG 310 Principles of Marketing

    PHED 334 Personal Training

    PHED 350 Physiological Kinesiology

    PHED 360 Advanced Personal Training

    PHED 333 Group Exercise or PHED 335 Strength Conditioning

    CMST 312 Nonverbal Communication or BUED 302 Business Communication

    EXSC 388 Field Practicum

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    What could I do with my degree?

    Contact Information

    Nathaniel Lawton, MS, CSCS
    228 PEB
    Cheney, WA 99004

    email: nlawton@ewu.edu
    phone: 509.359.2508
    fax: 509.359.4833

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