Group Fitness Instructor Certificate (GFIC)

Group Fitness Instructor Certificate (GFIC)

Note: This program is not currently admitting new students. 

The Group Fitness Instructor Certificate prepares students for job activities such as designing safe classes for traditional and/or step aerobic exercises, scheduling classes, setting goals, and motivating participants.

Graduates are prepared to take a national certification examination to become a Certified Group Fitness Instructor. Graduates may work in health clubs, corporate fitness centers, aerobic studios, or recreation programs.

For more information, please contact the Health and Public Safety Division at (513) 569-1670.

To apply for this program at Cincinnati State, visit the Admissions section of the College website.

NOTE: This program is not accepting new students

Group Fitness Instructor Certificate (GFIC)

Program Prerequisites:  Meet with Program Chair.

Semester 1LecLabCredits
EMS 100CPR and First Aid for the Health Care Professional 101
EXS 122Group Fitness Instructor 324
Total Credits:  425


Program Chair/Advisor

Melinda (Mindy) Piles, MEd, ACSM EP-C, CPT

Health and Public Safety Division Advising

(513) 569-1670