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Exercise Science and Lifestyle Management


Ontario Graduate Certificate


Program Code: 14131

Campus: North

Length: 2 semesters starting in September

The growth of the fitness industry over the past three decades and the regulation of kinesiology as a health-care profession have created demand for qualified fitness and wellness professionals such as fitness appraisers, personal trainers, wellness specialists, program directors and club managers in a variety of settings including:

  • corporate employee fitness and health facilities
  • fitness/wellness centres at academic institutions
  • hospitals and ergonomics clinics
  • municipal and community services
  • private and commercial fitness facilities
  • police, fire and emergency response departments
  • rehabilitation centres
  • sport institutes

Our program is designed to build on the knowledge gained in your degree by providing in-depth, hands-on instruction by experienced industry professionals. In addition to a valuable work placement, qualifying students can also participate in study abroad and experiential learning opportunities.

Work Placement

Experiential learning is an integral part of this program. The program features three unpaid internship courses, two of which take place on campus and the third of which takes place off campus. During the on-campus courses, students provide fitness assessments and testing, physical activity counselling and prescription services to Humber and partner employees as part of the Humber Centre for Healthy Living (Humber CHL). Students have the opportunity to run workshops for the Humber CHL and its partners, as well as providing healthy tips and videos for the Humber CHL website. Throughout the on-campus internship courses, students participate in seminars with their professors and classmates to critically analyze their experiences and develop the skills required for professional work.

The final work placement is a four-week block placement off campus with one of Humber’s industry partners.

Courses

Semester 1

Fall 2020 Delivery Proposed Winter 2021 Delivery Note
ANAT 5003: Clinical Anatomy Online Not Running

ESCI 5000: Exercise Prescription Online Not Running

ESCI 5002: Advanced Fitness Assessment Online Not Running

ESCI 5003: Occupational Biomechanics and Disability Management Online Not Running

ESCI 5004: Therapeutic Exercise: Musculoskeletal Disorders Online Not Running

ESCI 5006: ECG Interpretation Online Not Running

ESCI 5007: Kinesiology as a Profession Online Not Running

WORK 5000: On-Campus Internship 1 Online Not Running

Current students, please make sure to review your MyHumber Academic Progress report to confirm which courses you should register into for your Winter semester. Courses with in-person requirements will likely also have online components. Humber may need to change plans for in-person learning, subject to government and public health directives and/or additional health and safety considerations.

Admission Requirements

Applicants must meet all the requirements below in order to meet minimum program eligibility. Meeting minimum eligibility requirements does not guarantee an offer of admission. Admission decisions will be available via MyHumber, or by email and mail. Admission decisions will not be released by phone.

Admission selection is based on the following 3 requirements:

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    Academic

    To be eligible for admission, you must possess the following:

    • 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

    Mature Applicants

    Diplomas and Certificates

    An applicant is considered a mature applicant if they have not completed secondary school or other postsecondary school, and will be 19 or older as of the first day of classes. Humber will invite you for testing to demonstrate that you meet program eligibility.

    Degrees

    An applicant is considered a mature applicant if they have not completed secondary school or attended postsecondary studies, and will be 21 or older as of the first day of classes. Mature applicants for degree programs will be required to meet course requirements at the U/M level or equivalent.

    College Transfer Applicants

    Diplomas and Certificates

    An applicant is considered a college transfer applicant if they have completed some or all of a college-level credential. Humber may use a combination of secondary school and/or college courses and grades to determine program eligibility.

    Degrees

    An applicant is considered a college transfer applicant if they have completed some or all of a college-level credential. Humber may use a combination of secondary school and/or college courses and grades to determine program eligibility. Applicants must have an overall minimum grade point average (GPA) of 65 per cent in the program. Applicants are required to disclose and provide academic transcripts for all course work completed at the postsecondary level.

    University Transfer Applicants

    Diplomas and Certificates

    An applicant is considered a university transfer applicant if they have completed some or all of a university-level credential. Humber may use a combination of secondary school and/or university courses and grades to determine program eligibility.

    Degrees

    An applicant is considered a university transfer applicant if they have completed some or all of a university-level credential. Humber may use a combination of secondary school and/or university courses and grades to determine program eligibility. Applicants are required to disclose and provide academic transcripts for all course work completed at the postsecondary level.

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    English Language Proficiency

    All applicants whose first language is not English must meet Humber’s English Language Proficiency Policy.

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    International Credit Evaluation

    Canadian citizens or permanent residents with international education are required to provide a WES or ICAS evaluation.

How to Apply

Applications are made through ontariocolleges.ca. See program page for details.

International Academic Equivalency

Admission equivalencies for Humber depend on your country of study. Please see admission requirements on the program page to enter your location.

Post-Admission Requirements

Once you have been accepted, and have confirmed your offer, you may need to complete a further set of requirements related to your program (Post-Admission Requirements).

Program Requirements

Once accepted into the program, students must demonstrate a personal commitment to physical activity and healthy living, and possess the ability to fully participate in practical-based physical activity courses: resistance training, group exercise classes, cardiovascular training, plyometrics and flexibility training.

Practical courses, which take place in a lab, have a strict attendance policy, which is mandatory for successful completion of the course. Prospective students with special needs or limitations are encouraged to discuss their career goals with the program co-ordinator before applying.

Placement Requirements

The pre-requisite requirements must be fulfilled before the commencement of your first placement. Participation in placements will not be allowed if not all the pre-requisite requirements are met. Due to the variety of venues and possible changes in legislation, the requirments are subject to change. Please use the following link to find detailed

View Requirements

Fees

The 2020-2021 fee for two semesters is:

  • domestic: $6,356.06
  • international: $18,910.00

Fees are subject to change.

Domestic Fees by Semester

Semester 1 Original 2020-2021 Fees Updated Fall 2020 Fees
Tuition $2,397.08 $2,397.08
Compulsory Ancillary Fee $434.91 $319.30
Compulsory Student Union Fee $64.00 $60.25
Optional Student Union Fee $20.00 $0.00
Program Ancillary Fee $284.08 $284.08
Co-op/Placement $0.00 $0.00
Total $3,200.07 $3,060.71
Semester 2 Original 2020-2021 Fees Updated Fall 2020 Fees
Tuition $2,397.08 $2,397.08
Compulsory Ancillary Fee $434.91 $319.30
Compulsory Student Union Fee $64.00 $60.25
Optional Student Union Fee $20.00 $0.00
Program Ancillary Fee $240.00 $0.00
Co-op/Placement $0.00 $0.00
Total $3,155.99 $2,776.63

International Fees by Semester

Semester 1 Original 2020-2021 Fees Updated Fall 2020 Fees
Tuition $8,442.01 $8,442.01
Compulsory Ancillary Fee $434.91 $319.30
Compulsory Student Union Fee $64.00 $60.25
Optional Student Union Fee $20.00 $0.00
Program Ancillary Fee $284.08 $284.08
Co-op/Placement $0.00 $0.00
Total $9,245.00 $9,105.64
Semester 2 Original 2020-2021 Fees Updated Fall 2020 Fees
Tuition $8,486.09 $8,486.09
Compulsory Ancillary Fee $434.91 $319.30
Compulsory Student Union Fee $64.00 $60.25
Optional Student Union Fee $20.00 $0.00
Program Ancillary Fee $240.00 $0.00
Co-op/Placement $0.00 $0.00
Total $9,245.00 $8,865.64

*Plus Mandatory Health Insurance fee once per academic year: Fall start - $420 Winter start - $280 Summer start - $140

Equipment & Device Requirements

Semester 1

Details and Specifications Minimum Specifications Recommended Specifications
Processor Intel i5-8300H Intel i5-8300H
OS Windows 10 Windows 10
Memory 8GB of RAM 8GB of RAM
Storage 256GB 256GB
Monitor Laptop Laptop
Other Built-in microphone and webcam, Software: Adobe creative and Microsoft office Suite Built-in microphone and webcam, Software: Adobe creative and Microsoft office Suite

Additional Costs

$1,100 - textbooks (per year); $140 - Fitness Assessment Kit; $120 - First Aid and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification; $50 - CKO Jurisprudence; $90 - $200 - Professional Development Conference; $170 - Fitness Instructor Specialist certification (optional); $300 - Certified Personal Trainer certification (optional).

Pathways

Humber offers a number of transfer options and pathway opportunities. Visit humber.ca/transferoptions or refer to the program page.

Contact Information

Program Specific Questions

Bradley Corcoran, Program Co-ordinator
416.675.6622 ext. 5188
bradley.corcoran@humber.ca

Admissions Questions

Domestic Students

416-675-5000
enquiry@humber.ca

International Students

Contact the International Centre

international.humber.ca/contact

1-416-675-5067

Every attempt is made to ensure that information contained on this website is current and accurate. Humber reserves the right to correct any error or omission, modify or cancel any course, program, fee, timetable or campus location at any time without prior notice or liability to users or any other Person.

On October 21, 2019, the Provincial Government of Ontario announced the renaming of the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities (MTCU) to the Ministry of Colleges and Universities (MCU). Both names may appear on this website.

Select information only is included in this printable PDF. For complete program details, refer to humber.ca/programs.

Print/Download Date: October 27, 2020