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Personal Fitness Training

Do you like the excitement and energy of a fitness center or gym environment? Do you like to stay fit and to help others stay healthy and active by designing and implementing personalized exercise, nutrition, and lifestyle programs? Eagle Gate College’s unique Personal Fitness Training Program combines science with fitness to teach you the skills you need to serve and retain a diverse clientele. With Eagle Gate College’s fast-paced curriculum, you’ll quickly complete your Personal Training courses and jump into an in-demand career.

The Utah Occupational Long-Term Projections forecast that fitness trainers will be among the fastest-growing careers through 2020, with a projected total job growth of 36% or 3,110 jobs (Utah Department of Workforce Services Occupational Projections, 2012). We currently have schools with the Personal Fitness Training Program in Murray and Layton. Call us today and find out how you can get started on a Personal Fitness Training Degree today.

Average program length:

Associates in Personal Fitness Training- 16 months

Diploma in Personal Fitness Training – 9 months

This program is available at the following location:

  • Murray, Utah Campus
  • Layton, Utah Campus

Total Quarter Hours: 96

GENERAL EDUCATIONQTR HR
ENG131
WRITTEN COMMUNICATIONS
4
HIS125
AMERICAN HISTORY
4
HUM125
INTRODUCTION TO HUMANITIES
4
MAT110
ALGEBRA I
4
PSY101
GENERAL PSYCHOLOGY
4
SOC201
SOCIOLOGY
4
SUBTOTAL
24
COLLEGE CORE COURSES QTR HR
MGT106
PRINCIPLES OF MANAGEMENT
4
MGT140
ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR
4
OAT110
COMPUTER APPLICATIONS
3
OA170
INTERMEDIATE OFFICE APPLICATIONS*
3
SS100
STRATEGIES FOR STUDENT SUCCESS
3
SKL242
CAREER DEVELOPMENT
2
SUBTOTAL
21
PERSONAL FITNESS CORE QTR HR
FT110
KINESIOLOGY
5
FT120
EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGY
5
FT130
NUTRITION
6
FT140
FITNESS MANAGEMENT & MARKETING SKILLS
6
FT150
FITNESS ASSESSMENT
5
FT160
EXERCISE PROGRAM DESIGN
5
FT170
EXTERNSHIP*
6
FT210
COMMUNITY HEALTH PROMOTION
6
FT220
GROUP EXERCISE
5
FT230
FITNESS ASSESSMENT PROGRAM
5
SUBTOTAL
54
TOTAL
96

*Prerequisite course(s) required. See course descriptions.
Acceptance and successful progression through the personal fitness training program does not ensure certification eligibility.

Total Quarter Hours: 43

COLLEGE CORE QTR HR
OA110
COMPUTER APPLICATIONS
2
SS100
STRATEGIES FOR STUDENT SUCCESS
3
SKL242
CAREER DEVELOPMENT
2
SUBTOTAL
7
GENERAL EDUCATION QTR HR
FT110
KINESIOLOGY
5
FT120
EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGY
5
FT130
NUTRITION
6
FT140
FITNESS MANAGEMENT & MARKETING SKILLS
6
FT150
FITNESS ASSESSMENT
5
FT160
EXERCISE PROGRAM DESIGN
5
FT170
EXTERNSHIP*
6
SUBTOTAL
36
TOTAL
43

*Prerequisite course(s) required. See course descriptions.
Acceptance and successful progression through the personal fitness training program does not ensure certification eligibility.

 
Criminal background check and/or drug screen tests may be required for externship and/or employment.