Overview

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.

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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

Plan Your Education

The Program Guide is a tool to help you map out how to successfully get your degree at Lake Superior College.

Program Guide

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$6,000

Approximate total tuition & fees for MN residents to complete this degree.

Tuition & Fees

1 Year

The personal trainer degree may be completed in 1 year if prerequisites are complete.

Gainful Employment

Potential Career Opportunities

  • Fitness trainer
  • Athletic trainers
  • Aerobic instructor
  • Fitness instructor
  • Private trainer

Duluth Median Wage

$15

Minnesota Median Wage

$17

US Median Wage

$17

Source: MN DEED website as of November 2016. Figures shown are median hourly wages rounded down to the nearest whole number.

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Call us at 218-733-7600

 

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