Health Coaching Practice

This certificate will boost your ability to help others meet their goals, whether you work in health care, a fitness center, an employee wellness program, or another related occupation. It will introduce you to a wide spectrum of health and behavioral concepts with focus on: behavioral science, nutrition, kinesiology, exercise science, screening and fitness assessments, client program design, and legal and ethical concerns related to allied health professions. You will gain the knowledge required of an entry level health coach. Upon completion, you will have met the main requirement to take the exam to become a certified health coach. Discussions with other students and your instructor and weekly assignments are all online and can be completed at times convenient for you.

Boost your current professional credentials immediately with the option to add an additional certification.

  • Do all the course work in the comfort of your own home or office at the times most convenient for you

  • Receive instructor assistance and feedback throughout the course

  • Engage in discussions online with fellow student

  • Upon satisfactory completion (and meeting exam requirements) you will be  eligible to take the certification exam to become an American Council on Exercise (ACE) Certified Health Coach

  • Instructor assistance available to help you prepare for the certification exam if you decide to take it

  • Students will gain the knowledge required of an entry level health coach


Program is offered each summer mid May through August. Interactive discussions among students and the instructor and weekly assignments are all online and can be completed at times best for student.

90 contact hours/9.0 CEUs

Fee: $599 (plus required textbook)

For more information please e-mail conted@uwsuper.edu or call 715-394-8469 .