Certificates

Students looking to enter the Health & Wellness field may find that a certificate meets their needs. Bellevue College offers certificates designed to prepare students with real life skills and applicable knowledge. We offer certificates in Personal Fitness Trainer, Yoga Instructor, and Outdoor Recreation Leadership. Our certificates also count towards the Health & Wellness, BAS program


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Outdoor Recreation Leadership Certificate

The Outdoor Recreation Leadership Certificate¬†is designed to prepare students for a wide range of personal and/or professional opportunities in recreation, outdoor leadership, and education. Students learn both in the classroom and with field-based experiential learning in the forest, waterways, and mountains of the Pacific Northwest Cascades. Learn more…


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Personal Fitness Trainer Certificate

The Personal Fitness Trainer Certificate is designed to prepare students for a variety of fields in the Health and Wellness Industry. Upon completion of the 19 credit program students may elect to enter the workforce as a Fitness Trainer or go on to pursue a two or four-year degree in Recreation, Health, Sports Medicine, Exercise Science or a Teacher Certification program. The 19 credit curriculum prepares students to test for a Personal Training certification from a national organization such as ACSM,, ACE, or NASM. Students who complete this certificate will need supplemental credits to satisfy the remaining prerequisites for the Health & Wellness, BAS program. Learn more…


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Yoga Instructor Certificate

The Yoga Instructor Certification program at Bellevue College includes 13-credits of classes and internship to prepare students as qualified Yoga Instructors. This program certifies students to teach Yoga in diverse settings based on the Yoga Alliance, 200-hour approved teaching standard curriculum as well as expanding on broader wellness coaching techniques. Learn more…

Last Updated January 21, 2021