Personal Trainer, Certificate of Technology


The purpose of the personal trainer program is to prepare graduates to work in the field of personal training. Individuals with these credentials are a vital component in the fitness industry. Graduates of the personal trainer program will have a strong background in the appropriate personal training anatomy and physiology, kinesiology, biomechanics, health and safety, and wellness/lifestyle changes areas. They will have industry knowledge in business practices, professional ethics, marketing, and proper record keeping.

Plan of Study

South Campus

Plan of Study Grid
First TermCredits
FITT 1237 Personal Training 2
FITT 2413 Exercise Science 4
FITT 2301 Lifestyle Change for Wellness 3
FITT 1301 Fitness and Exercise Testing 3
Second Term
FITT 2309 Theory of Exercise Program Design and Instruction 3
FITT 2471 Kinesiology and Biomechanics 4
FITT 1303 Fitness Event Planning and Promotion 3
FITT 2311 Prevention and Care of Exercise Injury 3
FITT 1164 Practicum for Personal Trainer 1
 Total Credits26

Capstone Experience: FITT 1164 Practicum for Personal Trainer

Eligible for any nationally recognized personal trainer credentialing exam.