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Get Your Training at UHD’s Sports & Fitness

ACE Personal Trainer Prep Course Feb. 21 & 22


By Sheryl E. Taylor

Want to become a fitness trainer?

If the answer is yes, UHD Sports & Fitness is offering a two-day workshop to prepare for the ACE Personal Trainer exam 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. Feb. 21-22 at the Jesse H. Jones Student Life Center.

Classes—open to all UHD students, faculty and staff—will be based on two full-day training sessions including online “learn at your own pace” coursework from ACE that culminates in taking the ACE Personal Trainer exam.

ACE Prep Course Fees:

  • UHD student/faculty/staff: $250
  • Non UHD Affiliated: $350

Additional supplemental review classes will be held 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Feb. 24 – April 24. (These classes are not mandatory, but they will review main concepts.)

Sports & Fitness also offers certifications including American Red Cross CPR/First Aid and Yoga. Pre-registration is required at Sports & Fitness member services.

Visit uhd.edu/sportsandfitness for more details.

About the University of Houston-Downtown

The University of Houston-Downtown (UHD) – the second-largest university in Houston – has served the educational needs of the nation’s fourth-largest city since 1974.

As one of four distinct public universities in the University of Houston System, UHD is a comprehensive four-year university led by President Loren J. Blanchard. Annually, UHD educates more than 15,000 students; boasts more than 61,000 alumni and offers 45 bachelor’s, nine master’s degree programs and 16 fully online programs within five colleges (Marilyn Davies College of Business; Humanities & Social Sciences; Public Service; Sciences & Technology; and University College).

For the fourth consecutive year, U.S. News & World Report ranks UHD among universities across the nation for Best Online Criminal Justice Programs (No. 27 and No. 15 for Veterans) and Best Online Bachelor’s Programs.

UHD has the most affordable tuition among four-year universities in Houston and one of the lowest in Texas. U.S. News ranked the University among Top Performers on Social Mobility and awarded UHD a No. 1 ranking as the most diverse institution of higher education in the southern region of the U.S. The University is noted nationally as a Hispanic-Serving Institution, Minority-Serving Institution and Military Friendly School. For more on the University of Houston-Downtown, visit www.uhd.edu.