Personal Fitness Trainer Certificate of Completion

Explore a career that offers flexibility and the chance to work with people. Personal fitness trainers fulfill roles in a variety of settings including fitness club technician, coach, and community center instruction. This certificate prepares you for the National Strength and Conditioning Association Personal Fitness Trainer Exam and other certifications. Students may apply certificate credits to an associate of arts and science transfer degree and continue their education with a four-year sports medicine or exercise science program.

Course Maps

A course map is a quick guide to help students figure out which courses to take each quarter. Course maps were written by BC faculty, who have used their expertise to recommend specific courses students can take to achieve their academic or career goals. Students should meet with an advisor to learn more.

Courses & Requirements

The course catalog is a great place to find detailed information on this program.

Sample Courses

  • Wellness Coaching
  • First Aid and Safety for Fitness Trainers
  • Athletic Fitness
  • Anatomical Kinesiology

Program Catalog Page

  • Portrait of Amy Swanson.

    Amy Swanson, MPH

    • Program Chair

    Amy Swanson received a BS in Exercise Science and Wellness from Pacific Lutheran University and holds a Master of Public Health in Health Promotion from University of Arizona, Tucson. Professor Swanson is a Certified Personal Trainer (ACSM) and ACE Health Coach, and BASI Pilates Instructor.