Personal Trainer

Personal Trainer


Do you have a passion for fitness and learning about exercise? Do you enjoy motivating others to achieve their personal health goals? Then we have the workout plan for your career! Start your journey in the world of personal fitness training!

Program at a Glance

Our Personal Trainer program is more than just helping you and your clients achieve a healthy lifestyle. You'll also learn about marketing, health promotion, best business practices, and the skills needed to work with clients. Find out why a Personal Trainer career may be right for you. 

Earning Potential

Exercise trainers: $47,0721 per year
Source: Texas Wages, median salary Gulf Coast region, 2022

Career Opportunities

Graduates of the Personal Trainer program are in demand! 

  • As baby boomers age, jobs for fitness trainers and instructors are expected to rise in fitness centers.
  • Obesity in young people is causing a need for more fitness trainers.
  • Classes for Yoga and Pilates will continue to increase due to interest from older adults. 
  • Workplaces want employees to join gyms and be more active.


South Campus


Personal Trainer, Certificate of Technology


Graduates of the Personal Trainer program will have a strong background in the appropriate personal training anatomy and physiology, kinesiology, biomechanics, health and safety, and wellness/lifestyle changes areas. They will have industry knowledge in business practices, professional ethics, marketing, and proper record-keeping.

Length 1 year

If you're studying full-time, you can complete the 26 credits for this certificate in two consecutive terms.

Health Sciences Personal Trainer

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Have Questions?

Have questions about our Personal Training program? Please contact us!
Trenton Denton
Professor, Physical Education
(281) 998-6150x3265