May 19, 2024  
2024-2025 Academic Catalog 
2024-2025 Academic Catalog

Exercise Leader Certificate

Location(s): Kansas City Kansas Community College



DIVISION: Math, Science, Business and Technology


The Exercise Leader Certificate is designed for students interested in becoming certified as an Exercise Leader. Upon completion of this certificate, students are eligible to take the ACSM Exercise Leader Certification Exam or ACE American Council on Exercise Certified Personal Trainer.

Students will be prepared to make physical fitness assessments, prescribe exercise programs, and instruct individuals and groups in physical fitness activities. This one-year program is particularly appropriate for those who want to expand or upgrade their skills. Students completing the certificate program have the option to continue their study toward the completion of the Associate in Science in Exercise Science degree. Students who successfully complete the Certificate Program will be prepared to sit for national certification examinations. A 2.00 cumulative G.P.A. is required to graduate from KCKCC.

Requirements for Admission to the Program

  • No requirements for admission to the program.
  • Contact program coordinator for program-specific advising.