Health Coaching and Human Performance
For Spring Term 2021, we are offering in-person, hybrid, remote and online courses.
In-person courses will have class meetings on campus in accordance with established College safety protocols. Hybrid courses will have a combination of in-person and remote/online content. Remote courses show a day and time and will have class meetings via live video. Online courses will contain fully online content without set meeting times.
For more information, view class types.
You’re passionate about health and fitness and want to take your passion and make it your career. As a health coach, you will educate clients and coach them to their peak performance. With a curriculum designed to increase health knowledge and empower students, you will learn to encourage others to adopt a healthy lifestyle and improve their quality of life.
Getting Started: Spring Term 2021
Oct. 1: Financial Aid
Jan. 4: Application
Jan. 11: Classes Begin
Why Seminole State?
- Outstanding reputation: Seminole State has a proven track record of preparing healthcare graduates for success.
- Industry-driven curriculum: Courses were developed with input from the regional business community and economic development agencies.
- Dedicated faculty: Faculty are industry-focused with real-world and classroom expertise.
- Affordable tuition: Seminole State has significantly lower costs than Florida's universities.
Health Coaching and Human Performance Certificate of Professional Preparation
Type: BACC CPP
Major Code : HCHP-BC
The Health Coaching and Human Performance Certificate Program prepares bachelor-degree holding students for careers in the growing field of wellness professionals. Companies are seeing wellness as an investment toward decreasing health care costs. Prevention-based health coaching models are being implemented to help patients manage chronic diseases and prevent disease occurrence. Health coaches promote wellness through the development and implementation of strategies to improve the health of individuals and communities. Health coaches work in hospitals, non-profit organizations, government, physical's offices, private businesses, fitness organizations and colleges.
Prerequisite: Baccalaureate degree from a regionally-accredited institution.
Choose 1 course from the list below:
Choose 1 course from the list below:
Textbook information will be available online for each term's courses 45 days prior to the first day of classes for the term.
Each course offered by Seminole State is listed alphabetically and organized by the course prefix, catalog number and description. The courses in this catalog are identified by prefixes and numbers that were assigned by Florida's Statewide Course Numbering System, a system used by all public postsecondary institutions in Florida and 32 non-public institutions. Seminole State controls the description, credit and content of its own courses.
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Tuition and Fees*
|Tuition and Fees||$1,799|
|Room and Board||-0-|
|Books and Supplies||$500|
For more information on Seminole State's tuition and fees, please see the 2019-20 fee schedule.
* Tuition costs are based on 15 total credit hours for this program in the Fall 2019 and/or Spring 2020 terms for in-state students. Book expenses are estimates and may vary by course. Lab fees and other fees that may assessed at the time of registration may be viewed in the College fee schedule. As Seminole State is a commuter college with no residence halls on its campuses, costs for room and board are not calculated.
Health coaches promote wellness through the development and implementation of strategies to improve the health of individuals and communities. Health coaches work in hospitals, nonprofit organizations, government, physician’s offices, private businesses and colleges. As more employers, health insurance companies and communities focus on disease prevention to reduce healthcare costs, there will be an increased need for trained health coaches to meet the need.
This program will prepare the certificate holder for health coaching and wellness positions at wellness centers, employee health clinics, hospitals, home care organizations and physician offices.
- Health Coach
- Health Educator
- Wellness Coordinator
- Personal Trainer
- Community Health Worker
- Nutrition Specialist
Employment of health coaches and educators is projected to grow 21% from 2012 to 2022, faster than the average for all occupations. Growth will be driven by efforts to improve health outcomes and to reduce healthcare costs by teaching people about healthy habits and behaviors and utilization of available health care services. National Employer Data indicates the average health coach salary range is between $38,879 and $60,565.