Degrees and Programs
If you are interested in a career in the fitness industry, We offer an associate of arts degree with a concentration on personal training. Personal training has been identified as a rapidly growing industry at both the state and national levels.
The curriculum is designed to integrate the educational and practical training skills needed to be an exercise professional. Upon completion of this Associate of Arts degree, you will be prepared to take the national certification exam. You may choose to enter the workforce as a certified personal trainer or continue your education at a transfer institution to obtain a bachelors degree in a fitness related area.
Personal training jobs are expected to increase up to 29% over the next 10 years. More people are spending time and money on fitness and many businesses are adding benefits of health and fitness programs.
According to the U.S. Department of Labor, the average salary for personal trainers in Nebraska is $27,375.