This certificate from the Department of Kinesiology prepares you to design programs that address obesity and lack of physical activity in children.
You'll be prepared to work in unattached school-time settings, such as day and summer camps, and have opportunities to practice what you learn in these environments.
The curriculum includes building skills for teaching preschool and elementary-aged children, as well as children with special needs.
You'll take away best practices for youth physical-wellness programming, including how to address childhood obesity and lack of physical activity. You'll also learn the principles of childhood nutrition, healthy menu planning, and food programs.