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Personal Trainer - Advanced Certificate

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Program Code: CSA.35742

Upon completion of the Personal Trainer Certificate Program, you will have the knowledge and skills necessary to effectively assist apparently healthy individuals and those with controlled diseases in exercising safely and achieving higher levels of fitness or athletic performance. This program will provide the knowledge and practical experience in all of the following areas: client consultation and assessment, fitness program development, exercise techniques, safety procedures, and legal issues. Upon completion of this program, you will be eligible to sit for the American Council on Exercise (ACE) certification exam or the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) Certified Personal Trainer exam.

Total Semester Credits: 16

Total Semester Credits: 15

Total Credits: 31


  1. A grade of “C” (2.0) or better is required for BIO, HSC, LW, LWA, and LWT courses.
  2.  LWT 214  and LWT 230  are offered in the Fall only.  LWT 240  and LWT 255  are offered in the Winter only.
  3. Current CPR certification is required for LWT 240  and must remain current. American Heart Association is preferred. This can be achieved in LWT 170  or HSC 140 .
  4. You will be required to take the National Strength and Conditioning (NSCA) Certified Personal Trainer Exam  will be required while taking the LWT 240  Health Fitness Instructor/Personal Trainer. You are responsible for the fees for this examination.

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