Students in Gordon College's Kinesiology program are well-prepared to take a number of professional certification exams. The certificates will allow students to begin practicing in specialized jobs, even before graduation! The following is a list of recommended certificates, Kinesiology courses students should take first, and additional requirements.
Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT)
To become an EMT in Massachusetts, students must receive initial training from an OEMS-accredited EMT training institution and apply for initial certification. Continuing education is required and courses are provided through the Executive Office of Health and Human Services.
Students are well-prepared to begin EMT training after taking the following courses:
American College of Sports Medicine:
In addition to taking the following Kinesiology courses, it is strongly recommended that students prepare by using ACSM preparation materials and/or enroll in ACSM Workshops & Webinars.
Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA):
Students are well-equipped for the CNA training programs after taking the following Kinesiology Courses: