Over six million people work out with a personal trainer every year. If you love fitness, technique, instruction and all kinds of people, Personal Training might be the career you have been searching for. Our flexible online program will give you the knowledge you need to begin a meaningful career in fitness.
Upon completion of the online, self-paced certificate program, students will understand the science behind fitness, how to assess and address a variety of fitness and health issues, and they will have a good grasp on creating a fitness routine for your clients. Upon successful completion of the program, students will receive a University of Utah Personal Fitness Trainer Certificate and be prepare to pass a Personal Training Certification Exam. Students can choose between tests offered by the American Council on Exercise (ACE), National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) and American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM).
Once a student logs in to an individual course, they have eight (8) weeks to complete that course. Students have access to the course for one year (12 months).
Anyone looking to start or advance a career in the fitness industry.
Each course (ACE, NASM, or ACSM) has required materials, as well as optional study materials. Students choose one of the three testing options.
Students may also register for classes individually rather than the full certificate program. Registering for the full program, which includes all courses listed below, receives a discounted tuition rate.Full Certificate Tuition $1,495.00 Register Now!
|Class Title||Next Start Date|
|Introduction to Exercise Science - Level 2 (Exercise Physiology)||Online|
|Business Administration and Management Aspects for Personal Trainers||Online|
|Introduction to Exercise Science - Level 1 (Anatomy & Kinesiology)||Online|
|Health Risk Profiles and Fitness Assessment Techniques||Online|
|Designing Exercise Prescriptions for Normal/Special Populations||Online|