Certified Personal Trainer Certificate CP31

The Personal Trainer Technical Certificate of Credit program is designed to provide the graduate with the knowledge, skills, and attitudes to engage in the practice of personal training in a variety of settings. The goals and objectives of the program are guided by, but not limited to, the criteria and guidelines set forth by the American Council on Exercise. Upon completion of the program, graduates may be eligible to sit for a national certified personal trainer exam. (Graduation from this program does not guarantee certification. Additional certifications for eligibility to sit for the personal trainer exam include American Heart Association's Healthcare Provider CPR certification, including live skills check, and AED certification.)

Curriculum Outline

All pre-requisite courses and occupational courses must be successfully completed with a grade of C or better.

First Semester

SEMN 1000First Semester Seminar


ALHS 1011Structure and Function of the Human Body


ALHS 1040Introduction to Health Care


SFMA 1210Certified Personal Training I


Second Semester

SFMA 1200Nutrition for Sports


SFMA 1220Certified Personal Training II


SFMA 1240Seminar in Sports and Fitness


Total Credit Hours: 21