Personal Trainer (CCL)

Program Information

The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Personal Trainer program is designed to develop skills in Personal Training and related technical skills necessary to provide and implement individual fitness programs which are safe, motivational, and effective.

Program Notes

You must earn a grade of “C” or better in all courses required within this program.

If you are interested in continuing your education, courses in this CCL program may be applied towards the Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Exercise Science and Personal Training and/or a second certificate in Personal Training Specialist.

For more information, contact an Academic Advisor or the Program Director.

Name: SID:
Advisor: Catalog Year:


Recommended Course Sequence

Semester I 9 - 9.5 Credits Grade Sem/Year
EMT 101 Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation/Basic Cardiac Life Support OR .5    
HES 106 Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)/Automated External Defibrillator (AED) OR


Current Basic Life Support (BLS) Health Care Provider/Professional Rescuer certification. (0-0.5 credits)

EXS 101 Introduction to Exercise Science, Kinesiology, and Physical Education 3    
EXS 125 Introduction to Exercise Physiology 3    
EXS 130 Strength Fitness-Physiological Principles and Training Techniques 3    
Semester II 7 Credits Grade Sem/Year

You should apply for graduation this semester. See an Academic Advisor for help, if needed.

FON 105 Nutrition Principles for Fitness Professionals OR 3    
FON ANY Any Food and Nutrition (FON) course *    
EXS 112 Professional Applications of Fitness Principles 3    
EXS 239AA Practical Applications of Personal Training Skills and Techniques Internship 1    

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