Personal Trainer Undergraduate Certificate

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Career Outlook

The benefits of living a healthy lifestyle are numerous and converting your passion for exercise and fitness into a career is yet another reward. A diploma from Bryan University in Personal Training will prepare you for a fulfilling career in a growing industry.

Expanding Careers

Careers for health and fitness professionals, group exercise instructors, and personal trainers are projected to grow faster than average through the year 2026 at a rate of 10-14 percent with projected job openings of 54,800 in the US.1

Preparing now means you’ll be ready for the jobs of the future.

Diverse Employers

Health and fitness professionals have a range of opportunities for employment. From corporate settings to healthcare facilities to high-energy gyms and fitness centers, there’s a work environment for all personality types, including:

  • Gyms and fitness facilities
  • Corporate fitness centers
  • Rehabilitation centers
  • Self-employment

Attractive Opportunities

In this growing industry, a diploma from Bryan University can put you on the path to a fulfilling career field. Aside from financial rewards, each day provides the opportunity to enhance the health and well-being of others in positions such as:

  • Certified Personal Trainer – prepare to become a certified personal trainer through the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM). Applicants who already hold an ACSM certification or other nationally recognized certification may qualify for transfer credit.
  • Small Group Fitness Instructor or Group Exercise Instructor – conduct a safe and effective group exercise class for various modalities offered at fitness centers.
  • Fitness and Wellness Coordinator – operate fitness or recreation facilities, conduct surveys and assessments of client satisfaction, and develop and coordinate fitness and wellness programs.

At Bryan University, we give you a clear pathway to these exciting health and fitness training positions, so that you’re ready to make your next career move as soon as you graduate. Click here to learn more about this program.

For more information about our graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the program and other important information, please click here.


1 Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2016-17 Edition, on the Internet at Also see

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