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Postgraduate Certificate On Campus

Exercise Science and Lifestyle Management

Humber College

12 months
19997 CAD/year
6355 CAD/year
Tuition fee
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The Exercise Science and Lifestyle Management graduate certificate program from Humber College is designed to build on the knowledge you have acquired in your undergraduate degree. 

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The Exercise Science and Lifestyle Management graduate certificate program from Humber College provides in-depth, hands-on instruction in the areas of fitness assessment, health and lifestyle counselling, exercise prescription and delivery, health promotion, group exercise leadership, health and fitness management, marketing and entrepreneurship, ergonomic assessment, and functional abilities assessment. Students learn in small groups instructed by expert faculty currently employed in the fitness and health industry.

Our advisory committee provides regular review and input into our curriculum, ensuring our program is always on the cutting edge of industry developments.

Please note that certain courses in the program require students to participate in fitness classes that will involve physical activity, which may at times be vigorous. Questions about fitness classes and accomodations may be directed to the program co-ordinator (name and email details located in the Contact Us tab).

Your Career

Health and fitness clubs represent just one category of employer where students can expect to find a job as a fitness appraiser, personal trainer, wellness specialist, program director or club manager. The growth of the fitness business over the past few decades, and the regulation of kinesiology as a health-care profession, has created demand for qualified professionals in a variety of settings.

In addition to private and commercial facilities, graduates may work in:

  • corporate employee fitness and health facilities
  • fitness/wellness centres at academic institutions
  • hospitals and ergonomic clinics 
  • municipal and community services
  • organizations that mandate health and fitness as a condition of employment (e.g., military; correctional services; and police, fire and emergency response departments)
  • rehabilitation centres
  • sport institutes
  • private practice/consultant services

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Clinical Anatomy
  • Exercise Prescription
  • Advanced Fitness Assessment
  • Occupational Biomechanics and Disability Management
  • Therapeutic Exercise: Musculoskeletal Disorders
  • ECG Interpretation
  • Kinesiology as a Profession
  • On-Campus Internship 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

A Bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology, Physical Education, or Human Kinetics including completion of the following courses:

  • Human Anatomy
  • Human Physiology
  • Exercise Physiology
  • Biomechanics
  • Statistics/Research Methods

It is recommended that students also possess at least one semester of the following courses:

  • Psychomotor Behaviour or Motor Learning
  • Introduction to Health and Wellness, or Epidemiology of Physical Activity
  • Psychology of Sport, Psychology of Exercise, Sociology of Exercise, or Sociology of Sport

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    19997 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19997 CAD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    6355 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6355 CAD for the full programme during 12 months.

Living costs for Toronto

1502 - 2563 CAD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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