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Personal Training


The personal training diploma develops an understanding of techniques used in personal training. Graduates of the program are prepared for entry level employment in the personal training field. Students will take the “National Council on Strength & Fitness” exam and become a Certified Personal Trainer after successfully passing the exam. All coursework will apply to an Associate of Arts degree.
Note that not all courses for each program can be offered every semester.

You will need to successfully complete a minimum of 32 Credit Hours.


Recommended Core Courses


32 Credit Hours
Course Number Course Name Credit Hours
BIOS 1010 General Biology 4
BIOS 2250 Introduction to Human Anatomy and Physiology I 4
HPER 1245 Weight Management 1
HPER 1325 Introduction to Yoga 1
HPER 1326 Introduction to Pilates 1
HPER 1520 Nutrition for Fitness and Sport 3
HPER 1550 Lifetime Wellness 3
HPER 2060 Weight Training 1
HPER 2210 Introduction to Exercise Science 4
HPER 2300 Stress Management 3
HPER 2310 Community Health 3
HPER 2410 Advanced Exercise Science 4

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