Make a difference in the lives of others by helping individuals improve their health through physical fitness. According to the AJC, personal training is one of the fastest growing job industries in Georgia with a growth of 32% since 2008. This program will teach you to assess individual fitness levels and create customized plans to help clients achieve personal fitness goals.
The course is comprised of a combination of classroom lecture and hands-on training in our on-site fitness center. You will learn the basics of human anatomy, exercise physiology, nutrition, principles of motivation, behavior change, and building client rapport. Upon completion, you will develop a fully-customized exercise program for a prospective client. HIPAA security and privacy are also covered.
This certificate program will assist you in preparing for the American Council on Exercise Certified Personal Trainer (CPT) exam. Tuition includes American Heart Association Heartsaver® CPR AED training. Exam fee and textbooks are additional. Textbooks are required at the first class meeting and are available at the KSU Center Bookstore.
Prerequisite: High School Diploma or equivalency. Complete Skills Assessment and submit Program Application. Working knowledge of computers and access to computer and Internet are required.
Skills Assessment & Program Application are located online. Click for instructions. You will be directed to the program application after completing the Skills Assessment.
View theApplication & FAQs page for the Personal Trainer Certificate Program.
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New programs begin in January and August.