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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) is the second-largest university in Houston and 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 approximately 14,000 students, boasts more than 66,000 alumni, and offers 45 bachelor’s degrees, 12 master’s degrees, and 19 online programs within four colleges: Marilyn Davies College of Business, College of Humanities and Social Sciences, College of Public Service, and College of Sciences and Technology. UHD has one of the lowest tuition rates in Texas.

U.S. News and World Report ranked UHD among the nation’s Best Online Bachelor’s Programs for Applied Administration and Best Online Master’s Programs in Criminal Justice, as well as a Top Performer in Social Mobility. The Wall Street Journal/College Pulse ranked UHD one of the best colleges in the U.S. for its 2024 rankings, with notable distinctions: No. 1 for diversity (tied) and No. 3 for student experience. The University is designated as a Hispanic-Serving Institution, a Minority-Serving Institution, and a Military Friendly School. For more information on the University of Houston-Downtown, visit uhd.edu.