Industry certification, IHE Certificate of Completion
Method of Delivery
Online, e-learning, or distance learning
Daytime Hours, Evening Hours, Weekends
Instructional Program (CIP)
Love fitness and nutrition? If you are interested in not only personal training, but nutrion too, our program will allow you to take your career to the next level. Study the exciting field of Sports Nutrition while also focusing on becoming a certified Personal Fitness Trainier.
The exciting field of sports nutrition combines the sciences of nutrition and exercise physiology. Our Sports Nutrition course takes a personalized approach that guides you through the elements of carbohydrates, fats, proteins, minerals, vitamins, and fluids using case studies and practical applications for working with athletes. You’ll be introduced to the functions of these nutrients, proper dietary intakes, and how they affect your body. Proper nutrition is vital to the overall athletic performance and experience. To get a job in the sports nutrition field, you need to understand current guidelines, emerging research, and be able to apply knowledge to athletes of all ages. This course will meet those needs by using the most up to date information and tools.
Personal Fitness Trainer Level 1
Personal Fitness Trainer – Level 1 contains essential information for students interested in a career as a personal trainer. This course provides an introduction to the profession along with coverage of exercise physiology, biomechanics, anatomy, motor learning, and nutrition. In this Personal Fitness Trainer – Level 1 course you will learn how to establish goals for clients and assess strength, flexibility, and risk as well as develop resistance, cardiorespiratory and flexibility training programs. Learn to be a Personal Trainer and change people’s lives!
Personal Fitness Trainer Level 2
Personal Fitness Trainer – Level 2 prepares you to take the ACSM’s certification exam. This course elaborates on all major aspects of preventative rehabilitation and fitness programs. We provide students with the information necessary to address the knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSA) set forth by ACSM. The contributions of experts in the field are featured, showcasing their expertise in physiology, kinesiology, fitness, cardiology, pulmonary medicine, and epidemiology. The content of this course comprises both theoretical and practical physiological concepts, with related examples of exercise testing, training, and programming.
Prerequisite: Personal Fitness Trainer – Level 1
High School Diploma or Equivalent
WIOA Approved Program
Curriculum Competency Based
4 - Workforce Investment Area IV
Type of Attainment:
Name of Credential
Certified Personal Trainer (CPT)
Type of financial aid offered or have access to
Is the proposed curriculum currently certified by an accrediting agency or similar national standardization program?
Yes - American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)
Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for women?
Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for men?
Total In-State Program Cost