Health and Wellness Coach
Certificate of Achievement

College of the Desert’s Health and Wellness Coach Certificate will equip students with the practical skills necessary to translate concepts of health and wellness into a plan of action that creates lasting changes for clients’ health status and well-being. Health and Wellness Coaches will work with clients to evaluate their desired wellness outcomes as well as their individual strengths and challenges. They will assist clients in developing a series of personal wellness goals and guide them through the steps needed for them to achieve measurable and realistic health outcomes. Completion of the Health and Wellness Coach Certificate of Achievement will qualify students to sit for the National Board for Health and Wellness Coaching examination.

Semester 1

Course Code Title Units
HS 013 General Nutrition 3
KINE 007 or KINE 009 Techniques of Exercise Leadership or Essentials for Group Fitness Professionals 3
KINE 010 Personal & Community Health 3
KINE 020 Health and Wellness Coach 3