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This course experience focuses on corrective exercise strategies and program solutions, based on assessments such as the over head squat and single leg squat, as well as push and pull assessments, but also incorporates the soft skills of client communication, and effective solution selling of what the assessment can provide as it relates to program design.


This course is in partnership with NASM. Upon successful completion, students will take the NASM-CES certification exam and receive the certification from NASM as a continuation of this relationship.

Corrective Exercise Specialist FAQ

The depth of learning is greater than that of learning directly online to receive the CES certification. Life Time Academy’s commitment is to assist our students to apply skills in the workplace with the areas of emphasis that we know are valuable to your career success.

Corrective Exercise Specialist Course
You are enrolled in an online course and will also attend regularly scheduled labs that will supplement the online learning. During  your enrollment, you will receive credit for the following course:
Course Name Contact Hours Credit Hours
NASM - Corrective Exercise Specialist 46 4
Total 46 hours 4 credits

Independent Study. There are weekly scheduled readings, online lectures, videos, activities, assignments and/or quizzes.

*Everyone studies differently! On average, our students have approx 6-8 hours of weekly study.

Weekly Online Webinars. Each week, you will have an online,  interactive lecture, called a webinar, led by your online-instructor. Each webinar is recorded so you can go back and view it.

How many labs are there?
There are 3 labs, typically held on specified Saturdays during the course.

When are the labs?

Where are the labs held?
Labs are held at your designated LTA campus

We will be offering this course in the spring of 2019.

Your Lab Instructor oversees the hands-on experience as well as the online curriculum.

Your instructor has weekly office hours you can utilize for additional support; typically the office hours align with the webinar and lab schedules.

Contact us and we can help you schedule a meeting with your local instructors to learn more about Life Time Academy.

See our faculty list here!

Life Time Academy Certificate of Completion

NASM - Corrective Exercise Specialist

With a fitness certification, you can work in a variety of settings depending on your area of focus and your personal schedule and abilities. For example, our graduates have found careers anywhere from large national gyms to smaller boutique studios, self-employment, and beyond.

No. Life Time Academy does not guarantee job placement as employment is always at the full discretion of the employer. However, we do offer Placement Assistance:

  • Partnership with Life Time. We guarantee each of our graduates will receive an interview with Life Time, if Life Time is a desired potential employer. *Graduates do need to apply for a position before being offered the interview.
  • Additional Placement Services. We strive to help you find a job you love. We are always connecting with potential employers and send updated info on job postings as we learn about them. If you are curious about the jobs in your area, give us a call; we’re happy to help you on your search!
Application Fee $25.00
Tuition $700.00
Book Fee $59.00
Lab Fee $40.00
NASM CES Exam Fee $200.00
Total Course Cost $1,024.00

As a nationally accredited school we will be accepting federal financial aid in the near future. However, we currently offer tuition financing payment plans.

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