Is this for you?

In this lab you need to be/have:

  • Passion to work with others

  • Good science and math skills

  • Work ethic

  • Willing to work flexible hours

In this program you will earn certification in:

  1. First Aid Certification

  2. CPR Certification

  3. AED Certification

Skills taught in this program:

  • Injury Recognition & Prevention

  • Exercise Programming

  • Nutrition & Weight Management

  • Employability Traits

Typical Wages for jobs in this field:

Physical Therapy Assistant— $51,040
Occupational Therapy Assist.— $52,040
Athletic Trainer— $42,400

* Ohio Career Information System, 2010
* May require post-high school degrees

Career Options open with this Certification:

  • You will be trained in all the skills necessary to become a NASM Personal Trainer, to obtain that certification; you will need to pass an exam offered offsite. To take the exam you must be 18 years of age or older.

Employment Outlook for 2010 to 2020

  • Demand for Physical Therapy Assistants is projected to grow 45.7%

  • Employment of Occupational Therapy Assistants is forecast to grow 43.2%

  • The field of Athletic Trainer is anticipated to grow 30.2%


Career options with additional training / education:


  • Physical Therapy Assistant

  • Occupational Therapy Assistant

  • Athletic Trainer

  • Exercise Physiologist

  • Physical Therapist (Masters/DR)

  • Athletic Coach

  • Fitness Director

  • Teacher

  • Strength & Conditioning Coach

Articulated agreements

  • North Central State College