Personal Fitness Trainer Career Prep

Military Credentialing Programs - Personal Fitness Trainer Career Prep


The fitness industry is booming, and there is a growing need for certified personal fitness trainers.  Personal fitness trainers work with individuals to help them develop the skills necessary to successfully engage in physical activity.  The specific role of the personal fitness trainer will depend on the needs and abilities of each client, but regardless, the personal fitness trainer will play a vital role in the physical health of each client.  This course will provide a comprehensive overview of personal fitness training.

Program Description

The fitness industry is booming, and there is a growing need for certified personal fitness trainers.  Personal fitness trainers work with individuals to help them develop the skills necessary to successfully engage in physical activity.  The specific role of the personal fitness trainer will depend on the needs and abilities of each client, but regardless, the personal fitness trainer will play a vital role in the physical health of each client.  This course will provide a comprehensive overview of personal fitness training.  Through a variety of practical and theoretical applications, the student will learn how to assess each client and develop programming that incorporates different fitness methods, with the goal of providing the client with a comprehensive approach to fitness.  Upon completion of this course, the student will be prepared to sit for the ACSM Personal Trainer certification exam, and will also be able to begin working with clients immediately.

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Program Location and Duration

Online, 210 hours, 12 months access, self- paced

Program Cost

$3,875 with exam voucher

Additional Program Information

  • This course prepares the student to take the ACSM Personal Trainer certification exam.

  • The certification exam is included in the price of this course.

Program MOS

P5, 11B, 11C, 13B, 13M, 37F, 68F, 8J, Soldier Common Core, 56M

Program Careers

Personal Care and Service

Contact Info

Coordinating POC: Morgan Matlock, 254-526-1415

Registration POC: Continuing Education Department, 254-526-1586