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At a Glance

Certified Health Coaches work in different settings such as health clubs, wellness centers, insurance companies and clinical offices to collaborate with clients and empower them to meet their goals and take ownership of their health and wellness.

Approx. Number of Hours:

45 hours/2-3 months

Program Cost:**


Est. Hourly Wage:*

$28.84 per hour

Min. Occupational Requirements:

18 years old or older; valid government-issued photo ID with signature; able to read, speak, write and understand English

Certified Health Coach Job Overview

Certified Health Coaches empower and guide clients to make lasting behavioral changes for their overall health and wellbeing.  They are employed in fitness centers, health clubs, wellness centers, insurance companies, clinical settings such as doctors’ offices and hospitals, and can be self-employed.  Working hours vary depending on the setting. 

Financial Assistance

There’s more than $150,000 in funding available to help pay for short-term job training. Up to 90% of costs may be covered to complete this training program.

Licensure/certification earned

Students are prepared to take the American Council on Exercise Certified Health Coach Exam.


View all current course offerings. Not all courses are offered within every term schedule. 

Use your passion for health and wellness to become a Certified Health Coach. Gain the knowledge and skills necessary to empower and guide your clients to make lasting behavioral changes. Topics include the art of coaching, nutrition, lifestyle and medical factors. Prepare for the American Council on Exercise Certified Health Coach Exam and gain the credentials to be recognized in a growing and evolving field.

Additional Information & Program Requirements

Students must have a current adult CPR and AED certificate to sit for the certification exam.  

Related Professional Skills and Job Training courses

AHE-315 BLS Provider

VOC-746 ACE Personal Fitness Trainer

*Wages are based on data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and are estimates only. 

**Unless noted, cost does not include any required textbooks and related materials, applicable licensing fees, background check fees, testing fees or prerequisite courses. 

Interested in enrolling?

Contact our Continuing Education Office (Room A115) if you have any questions or concerns.

410-386-8100 |