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Personal Trainer – Certificate


Personal Trainer

Certificate of Achievement

The Personal Trainer certificate program requires 34 credit hours and prepares students for a career in personal training or group fitness training. Upon successful completion of the program, students will be prepared to sit for the American Council on Exercise (ACE) personal trainer certification exam.

What You Can Do

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Modes of Instruction
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Program Details

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ORI 100College 1011
BIO 105Humans in Society4
PED 126Beginning Weight Training1
ALH 101Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation1
PED 149Intro to Personal Training3
PED 151Fitness Assessment & Program Design3
PTR 250Personal Training Beginner Practicum4


SPM 101Intro to Sport Management3
PSY 132Psychology3
HTH 100Nutrition3
PED 152Group Fitness Instruction3
PTR 251ACE Certification Prep1
PTR 252Personal Training Advanced Practicum4

Total Hours for Degree34

The Personal Trainer Certificate is a minimum of 34 credit hours. Please use our Tuition and Fees page to calculate your approximate cost.

*Students will be responsible for additional classroom materials and tools.

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