Passionate about getting people in shape and healthy? You’ll get the hands-on experience you need with projects in personal training and group exercise instruction.
You'll be prepared for national certification through the American College of Sports Medicine, the gold-standard for fitness certification, education, and training worldwide!
With the growing interest in preventive health these days, experts estimate 60,000+ new job openings as fitness trainers and instructors between 2010–2020.
You'll have many opportunities to participate in practical internships at outside organizations—building your resume and putting your skills to use!
Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2012-2013
We offer classes like Anatomy & Physiology, Methods of Fitness Instruction, Nutrition, and, of course, Fitness. You'll get to practice personal training techniques with classmates and learn the physiology behind exercise. We will also prepare you to take certification tests to become an ACSM Certified Personal Trainer and ACSM Health and Fitness Specialist.