Certificate in Personal Trainer/Fitness Instructor
Monroe Community College

Program Details

Prepare to enter the fitness industry with this convenient online Certificate in Personal Trainer/Fitness Instructor. Whether you are specifically seeking one of these jobs or hope to work with athletic teams, groups, or individuals, this program will prepare you with the essential skills you need.

You will learn how to create comprehensive fitness programs based on your clients’ personal needs and goals. Courses prepare you to perform assessments of diet, physical fitness, and personal living skills. Graduates will have a fundamental understanding of movement skills, stretching, and free weight techniques.

Upon graduation, students will have the opportunity to take industry certification exams including:

  • Cooper Institute Certified Personal Trainer (CI-CPT)
  • American College of Sport Medicine (ACSM) Certified Personal Trainer
  • National Council on Strength and Fitness (NCSF) Personal Trainer Certification

Learning Pace


% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Monroe Community College is accredited by:

Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

High School or Equivalent

Admission Tests

Placement Test

Application Requirements

Official High School Transcript/GED Score