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YORK UNIVERSITY - [YU], TORONTO, ONTARIO - PROGRAMS

Toronto, OntarioLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1959Established Year
  52300Enrollment

Certificate (Fitness Assessment and Exercise Counselling)

 1 year
 full time
  English
 on campus

$ 22,121 

1st Year
Fees

International Student Tution

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Program Description

  • Certificate in Fitness Assessment and Exercise Counselling at York University is offered as a 1-year Concurrent degree program.
  • It is an on-campus program offered on both a full-time and part-time basis.
  • This certificate program can be earned in conjunction with the Bachelor of Arts (BA) or Bachelor of Science (BSc) options in Kinesiology and Health Science.
  • While completing the courses in the certificate program, national and/or international accreditation can be obtained as a Fitness or Personal Trainer for Health-Related Physical Fitness and Exercise Physiologist Specialist with the Health and Fitness Federation of Canadafor both Health-Related- and Performance-Related- Physical plus Physiological Fitness.
  • Upon degree completion, students who have completed all of the certificate program theoretical and experiential requirements can also apply to become a Registered Kinesiologist with the Ontario College of Kinesiology or a Conditioning Specialist with the National Strength and Conditioning Association.
  • This certificate is open to the following applicants:
    • current York students in the Kinesiology and Health Science degree program (BA or BSc), or
    • new applicants to York who already hold a university degree in a kinesiology-related discipline.
  • The Certificate and Undergraduate degree requirements must be completed concurrently.
  • Certificates allow students to complete a specific group of university courses (for credit) as either part of their degree studies or separately.
  • According to CEO World Magazine York’s Kinesiology and Health Science ranks 1st in Canada, 3rd in North America, and 9th in the world.

Program Highlights

Degree Type Offered Certificate
Duration1 year
Fees$ 23,914 for 1 year
Delivery TypeFull Time
Admission Intake Fall (Deadline - Mar 01)
Language Proficiency TOEFL,IELTS
Program Urlhttps://futurestudents.yorku.ca/program/certificates/fitness-exercise-counselling

Eligibility & Entry Requirement

Academic Eligibility:

  • Students must have a university degree in a kinesiology-related discipline from a recognized university.
  • Application to the certificate program may be made after completing all of the Level 1,2 and 3 KINE core courses plus the completion of a minimum of 4 practicum courses and the successful completion of HH/KINE 3400.

Indian Student Eligibility

Indian students are eligible to apply if they have any one of the following certificates:

  • All-India Senior School Certificate (AISSCE)
  • Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC)
  • Indian School Certificate (ISC)
  • Intermediate Examination Certificate
  • Pre-University Examination Certificate

Along with the minimum eligibility requirements, international students hailing from non-English speaking countries need to prove English proficiency through IELTS/TOEFL/any equivalent test.

The above requirements are the minimum requirements and do not guarantee admission. The admissions committee will consider all evidence in the file and decide. To know more about the requirem…. Read More


    Required Document List

    Following Documents are required to attend this program:

    • Online application form: Students have to submit an online application form at the official website.
    • CV/Resume: Outline of academic achievements and/or awards, publications, relevant work, and/or volunteer experience.
    • Statement of Purpose: An essay or other written statement written by the student.
    • Academic Documents: Submit copies of official transcripts from post-secondary institutions attended.
    • Two confidential letters of recommendation: Referees (Teachers, guidance counselors, or Professors) should comment on academics and that references should submit along with the application system.
    • Sample of written work: Student has to write something interesting as their sample essay in the application form.
    • Statement of Intent: Reasons or intentions for pursuing studies in this program, including a description of prior experience.
    • ELP Scores: Students have to submit their English language proficiency scores like IELTS, TOEFL, or other test scores.


    Application Deadline

    Fall
    Mar 01

    Winter
    Oct 15

    Summer
    Feb 15


    Scores Required

    83 / 120

    Avg. Score in

    TOEFL

    6.5 / 9

    Avg. Score in

    IELTS


    Fees & Funding

    Tution & Application Fees

    YearYear 1
    Tuition fees$22121
    Health insurance$668
    Books fees$1125
    Total fees$23914

    Living Costs

    HeadAvg Cost Per Year
    Housing$ 4,441
    Food$ 3,750

    Scholarship Grants & Financial Aids

    NameAmountInternational Students EligibleApplication Deadline
    BrokerFish International student scholarship $1,000 Yes 21 Dec, 2020
    Forktip Women’s- Innovation Scholarship Variable Yes 30 Aug, 2020

    VISA & Work Study

    VISA

    • Student VISA authorizes students to study in Canada legally.
    • International students will receive their Study Permits in the form of a paper document which will usually be attached to the passport at the Canadian port of entry.
    • Temporary Resident Visas (TRVs), commonly called Entry Visas, are to be obtained by foreign nationals who require visas to enter Canada, while Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) allows foreign nationals from visa-exempted countries to enter Canada without a visa.

    Work Study

    Eligibility:

    • The student must have a valid study permit for the period of employment.
    • He/She should meet the specific skills and experience requirements set by the sponsoring department.

    Restrictions:

    • All students are permitted to accept one Work-Study position only per program period.
    • Non-degree students (i.e. visiting students, students on a LOP) are not eligible for Work-Study.
    • Students are not eligible to hold a work-study position in the same term in which they are holding an NSERC Undergraduate Student Research Award (or equivalent).

    Salary Rate:

    • Hourly rates vary with the nature of the job, the scope of responsibilities and work experience.
    • The salary range will be indicated on the job posting and/or students will be advised by the employer during the interview.
    • Work/study students are paid by their hiring department through York's payroll system.
    • Student Financial Services does not pay students and cannot make adjustments to pay.

    Career and Placement after Course

    Possible career opportunities are:

    • Fitness Trainers
    • Recreational Therapists
    • Athletic Trainers


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