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We offer two pathways to our ACSM and ACLM-endorsed Certification

These requirements apply only to students registered in cohorts from July 2018 and beyond, excluding the July 2018 residential in Syracuse, NY.

The Core Coach Training program leads towards two distinct pathways for Certification: Certified Personal Coach, or Certified Health and Wellness Coach. Your formal education and professional experience will determine your eligibility.

If you have earned any of the following three options:

1. Associate’s degree or higher in an area of Allied Health*
2. Current Professional Fitness Certification and an ACSM Exercise Is Medicine® Credential
3. Current Clinical License such as an RN or RRT 

Then you may apply for our "Certified Health and Wellness Coach" designation, following the completion of Modules 1, 2 and 3.

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If you have earned any of the following three options:

1. Associate’s Degree or higher that is not listed in Allied Health Degrees*
2. Current Fitness certifications without an ACSM Exercise Is Medicine® Credential
3. Current Health certifications or licenses such as LVN, LPN, Yoga, Massage Therapist, Medical Assistant, or EMT 

Then you may apply for our "Certified Health and Wellness Coach" designation, following the completion of Modules 1, 2, 3 and 4.

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If you have:

1. No degree
2. Have not met any of the requirements listed above

Then you may apply for our "Certified Personal Coach" designation, following the completion of Modules 1, 2, and 3.

 

*Allied Health Degrees: Athletic Training, Audiology, Community Health, Chiropractic, Counseling, Dentistry, Dental Hygiene, Dietetics, Ergonomics, Exercise Physiology, Exercise Science, Fitness, Health Behavior Management, Health, Health Education, Health Promotion, Health Psychology, Holistic Health, Holistic Nutrition, Human Performance, Kinesiology, Kinesiotherapy, Medicine, Nursing,  Nutrition, Occupational Health, Occupational Therapy, Optometry, Pharmacy, Physical Education, Physical Therapy, Physician Assistant, Psychology, Public Health, Rehabilitation, Respiratory Therapy, Speech Pathology, Sports Psychology, Recreational Therapy, Wellness,  from an accredited school.