Career Tech Online Adds Personal Trainer Program

Career Tech Online has just added a Personal Trainer Personal Trainer Career Training Program. The details are listed below, or you can visit for more information.

Program Description

The Online Professional Certificate in Personal Fitness Training is a web-based, interactive educational experience that includes input and guidance from outstanding faculty/instructors drawn from colleges/universities, the allied health/medical field, and the personal fitness training profession.

The certificate program is designed to supply essential education integrating exercise science curriculum and practical training techniques into a systematic model that teaches students to progress their clients through different training levels and phases.  Students will be prepared for careers working at medically-based fitness facilities, community wellness programs, personal training studios, physical therapy clinics, corporate fitness centers, YMCA’s/JCC’s, and private and commercial health clubs.

The Online Professional Certificate in Personal Fitness Training program is designed to prepare students with:

  • Guidance, instruction, and interaction from outstanding instructors that hold either a Master’s or Ph.D. degree in exercise science, biomechanics, exercise physiology, kinesiology, physical therapy, nutrition or an exercise science-related degree.
  • Optional Field Internship Course: Students that enter the program have three unique internship options.
  • Obtain a professional college certificate from an accredited institution.
  • College courses provide CECs or CEUs for personal trainers, group fitness instructors, physical therapists, athletic trainers, exercise physiologists, RD’s, chiropractors and for those fitness and health professionals seeking re-certification, re-licensure, or career advancement.
  • Cost-effective: expenses related to facilities, travel, and non-productive time is reduced.
  • Control and flexibility: online education allows students to complete course work at their own pace.
  • Easy access: online education allows students to access their education from anywhere there is an Internet connection.
  • Advanced education for personal trainers, group fitness instructors, physical therapists, RD’s, athletic trainers, fitness managers, nurses, and chiropractors.
  • Networking opportunities with industry experts, medical professionals, professors, researchers, and business leaders in the industry.
  • The Professional Certificate in Personal Fitness Training program is offered in partnership with the American Council on Exercise (ACE). Graduates of the Certificate Program will receive a preferred discount to take the ACE Certified Personal Trainer Certification Exam and on study materials.
  • Included with the certificate program registration, students will receive complimentary access to receive the National Posture Institute’s Certified Resistance Training Professional™ (RTP™) designation. 



  •  For adults (18 and over)
  • Students must have a GED or High School diploma to participate


  • Introduction to Exercise Science-Level I (Anatomy and Kinesiology)
  • Introduction to Exercise Science-Level II (Exercise Physiology)
  • Health Risk Profiles and Fitness Assessment Techniques
  • Business Administration and Management Aspects for Personal Trainers
  • Designing Exercise Prescriptions for Normal/Special Populations
    Optional Field Internship in Personal Training

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