Source: MN DEED website as of November 2016. Figures shown are median hourly wages rounded down to the nearest whole number.
Become a personal trainer and work in a variety of health and fitness settings! The personal trainer program at Lake Superior College in Duluth, MN will prepare you to take national certification exams in the fields of exercise and sport science. Including the entry-level National Council on Strength and Fitness (NSFC) certification exam.View Catalog or Request Info
Skills & Knowledge
- Learn to assess individual’s level of physical fitness
- Demonstrate safe and effective methods of exercise
- Motivate individuals to begin and continue healthy behaviors
- Learn about anatomy and physiology, kinesiology, nutrition, health, psychology, as well as coursework on various sports and training techniques
Approximate total tuition & fees for MN residents to complete this degree. Starting Fall 2018, LSC will charge the same rates regardless of a student’s state of residence. Non-Minnesota residents will pay the same tuition rates as Minnesota residents.
The personal trainer degree may be completed in 1 year if prerequisites are complete.
Potential Career Opportunities
- Fitness trainer
- Athletic trainers
- Aerobic instructor
- Fitness instructor
- Private trainer