Medical Exercise Specialist

16 Week Certificate


A Medical Exercise Specialist program provides the knowledge and skills to work with clients with a wide range of medical conditions. The program will focus on working with “medical exercise or post rehab” and clients who need a fitness program tailored to their particular medical condition. Students will be trained to develop safe and effective conditioning programs for clients with musculoskeletal, cardiovascular, neurological or metabolic disorders. Medical Exercise Specialist are found working in hospital-based wellness and fitness centers, corporate fitness centers, physical therapy clinics, chiropractic offices, health clubs, gyms, personal training studios and in clients’ homes.

Required Courses

  • FITT 110 Code of Ethics and
  • Professional Practices (1)
  • FITT 161 Health & Fitness Internship (2)
  • FITT 174 Special Population (2)
  • FITT 177 Job Readiness (1)
  • FITT 221 Medical Exercise Specialist (4)
  • PSYC 111 Introduction to Psychology (3)

Gen ed. Elective 3

Total Required Credits 16

Contact Information

Roger Mitchell

CTE Instructor
Phone: (701) 477-7862
Ext. 1024