Life Time Academy And Globe University Partner To Provide Enhanced Fitness And Health Degree Program For Globe Students

Life Time Academy and Globe University partner to provide enhanced fitness and health degree program for Globe students

CHANHASSEN, Minn. (April 9, 2013) — Life Time Academy, the premier state-licensed academic division of Life Time – The Healthy Way of Life Company (NYSE:LTM), announced a new partnership with Globe University, a Minnesota-based accredited college. The partnership enables Globe University students to earn their degree while simultaneously completing their professional certification from Life Time Academy. This joint venture will allow for additional career opportunities in the growing fitness industry, which the U.S. Department of Labor forecasts a 50% growth rate through the next decade.

"Life Time Academy and Globe University share a common dedication and commitment to helping further students' career education," says Jeff Rosga, Director of Life Time Academy. "Together, our organizations have the capacity to redefine quality training and educational programs in support of the next generation of top working professionals, while giving students the best of both worlds: the ability to achieve an advanced degree that aligns directly to a career outcome in a number of health, wellness and fitness fields."

Students enrolled at Globe University have the opportunity to earn their Health Fitness Specialist bachelor's degree, Professional Fitness Trainer Program certificate through Life Time Academy and NASM certification credentials.

Participating students study at the St. Louis Park Life Time premier fitness destination for lab instruction and application. Certified Life Time Academy staff instructors team directly with Globe faculty to produce a combined experience in student learning and practice that is unparalleled in the field of exercise health and fitness sciences.

"Our partnership with Life Time Academy provides students boundless options to expand their careers," says Globe's Chief Communications Officer, Jeff Myhre. This partnership enhances the school's already robust offerings in the field of health fitness where we offer degrees at the associate, bachelor's and master's level."

For more information, please visit Life Time Academy at or call 1-888-639-0025. For additional information or admission information for Globe University, visit or call 1-877-303-6060.

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