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Personal Fitness Trainer

Human Services career cluster

Quick Program Facts

  • Number of courses: 1
  • Total hours: 48
  • Length of program: 12 weeks
  • Times offered: fall and spring
  • Cost: $550 (includes all classroom material)
  • Date: January 16–April 12, 2018
  • Time: Tuesday & Thursday, 2–4 p.m. or 6:30–8:30 p.m.
  • Financial aid: TPEG
  • Campus: Northeast
  • Types of instruction: classroom
  • Certificate: American Council on Exercise (ACE) Personal Trainer Certification

Course Description

Our course is designed to prepare you for the American Council on Exercise (ACE) Personal Trainer Certification Exam. You will also learn to be an effective personal trainer. 

The course is a survey of scientific principles, methods and research related to exercise and physical fitness. We emphasize physiological responses and adaptations to exercise.

Topics include:

  • Basic elements of kinesiology
  • Biomechanics
  • Motor learning
  • The physical fitness industry

Credentials in Detail

After completing this program, you will be prepared to take the ACE Personal Trainer Certification Exam.

Course You Will Take

Check availability: Go to the Course Sections Offered by Term page and scroll down to Continuing Education Terms.

How to Apply

Register for the Personal Fitness Trainer Program course.



Northeast Campus
Community & Industry Education Services
Raytosha Jones

Updated January 23, 2018