Looking for a career where you can stay fit and change lives? A professional fitness and personal training career provides both. It all starts with the right skills, knowledge and credentials, which Bryan University’s programs give you. We fast track you to success – so you can launch your career and start making a difference sooner.
Careers for health and fitness professionals, group exercise instructors, and personal trainers are projected to grow faster than average through the year 2028 at a rate of 11% or higher with projected job openings of 67,600 in the US.1
Preparing now means you’ll be ready for the jobs of the future.
Health and fitness professionals have a range of opportunities for employment such as:
In this growing industry, a diploma from Bryan University can put you on the path to a fulfilling career including:
The program at Bryan University in Personal Training provides you a broad range of skills. You’ll prepare for highly-regarded industry certifications and receive interactive learning experiences, live coaching and feedback, and hands-on health and fitness expertise.
The Personal Training program was designed based on current competencies outlined by the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) so you can be assured of learning the skills employers demand.
As a student at Bryan University, you’ll gain extensive knowledge in our interactive classrooms from faculty who have real-world industry experience. Your courses will provide:
When you receive an accredited diploma from Bryan University coupled with the credibility of a personal trainer certification, you’re immediately prepared for the job market.
Your investment in a Bryan University education will open doors to new career opportunities and provide you the following benefits:
At Bryan University, we believe that success in the field of health and fitness training demands a different approach to education. That’s why we’re dedicated to building a more innovative, interactive learning environment that adapts to your unique needs and provides you with individual coaching and feedback.
For students choosing the Online learning option, you’ll receive:
For students living in Phoenix or the surrounding area, you’ll have the option to attend our modern campus located in Tempe, Arizona. We invite you to visit our campus for a tour of the facilities, plus you’ll have the opportunity to meet and speak with instructors. Please complete the Request Information form or call 888-768-6861 to learn more.
Once you complete your Personal Trainer Undergraduate Certificate (PTUC), you may consider continuing your education at the associate degree or bachelor’s degree level. Bryan University offers an Associate Degree in Applied Exercise and Fitness, as well as a Bachelor of Science Degree in Professional Fitness Training & Exercise Science, developed in partnership with industry experts. All credits earned in the PTUC program fully transfer into these programs.
1 Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2019-20 Edition, on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/ooh/personal-care-and-service/fitness-trainers-and-instructors.htm. Also see http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/39-9031.00.
“Our goal for graduates of the personal training certificate and associate degree program is to be job-ready with the ability to walk into an employer, grab a group of people, and train them and earn money.”
– Justin Harper, MA., CPT, PES
The Personal Trainer Undergraduate Certificate Program prepares students for entry-level employment in the expanding fields of personal training and health and fitness. Graduates of the program will have the knowledge and skills needed to work with clients in a wide variety of health and wellness environments.
The program requires the completion of practicum assignments, which require students to complete hands-on demonstrations, either online or in a gym facility.