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The Personal Trainer Certificate is a non-credit Fast Track program offered at LSC-CyFair, LSC-Montgomery and LSC-North Harris. For more information, please contact the Continuing Education department at LSCCE@LoneStar.edu.

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Program Description

Personal trainers conduct fitness assessments, develop individualized exercise programs, provide instruction on a variety of fitness activities and help clients reach their fitness goals. Trainers primarily work in health clubs, but also provide services in hospitals, spas and clients' homes.

This program will prepare you to take the national certification exam through the American Council on Exercises (ACE), or the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM). You will also learn exercise science and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR).

Program Plan

Subject Number Title Contact Hours
FITTC 2103701 Personal Training 32
FITTC 2201301 Exercise Science 48

TOTAL Contact Hours for Personal Trainer Certificate:


  1. Wage Data is based on annual salaries from Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Employment Statistics, 2013, www.bls.gov/oes.