Exercise Science for Health and PerformanceNiagara College
About this Program
Level: Graduate Certificate in Exercise Science for Health and Performance
Discpline: Medical Sciences
Length: 2 semestersCheck My Eligibility
As an Exercise Science for Health and Performance graduate, you assess, counsel and prescribe programs for athletes and individuals with high blood pressure, diabetes, heart conditions, obesity issues and other chronic conditions. Highlights - Hands-on learning opportunities offered through new athletic and fitness facilities including assessment and weight training labs and new state-of-the-art testing and training equipment for high-performance athletes and clients with chronic conditions. Combines theoretical classroom learning with two work placements. Gain the knowledge and skills required to challenge the Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology (CSEP) – Certified Exercise Physiologist (CEP) performance specialization certification exam, the highest level of certification in the Canadian fitness industry. Graduates can seek a variety of other professional certifications including the CSEP Certified Personal Trainer, Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (NSCA), Level 1 Weight Lifting Certificate from the National Coaching Certification Program (NCCP), and the Registered Kinesiologist Exam (College of Kinesiologists of Ontario).
Study and Work in Canada
Full-time undergraduate and post-graduate international students can work anywhere on or off campus without a work permit. The rules around the number of hours a student will be allowed to work may vary based on the country the student chooses to study in. International students are typically able to work up to 20 hours a week.