Fitness and Personal Training
Get the foundations of fitness with our online personal trainer course offered through Ed2Go Online Careers. The course is certified by the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM), and will help you reach your first-level goal. Prepare for the NASM certification exam over the next six months to complete your second-level goal, and be on your way to becoming a personal trainer.
The second part of the class takes place in-person at the Institute of Community Wellness and Athletics for in-class instruction. Here, you will gain the skills to work with clients to create effective fitness plans, and learn to properly evaluate your clients' individual needs.
This online program will help you pass the NASM exam and earn your NASM Certified Personal Trainer certification, one of the most respected certifications in the fitness industry. Read More...
Class Price: $1295
You are well on your way as a fitness or sports professional. With your CPT credential or as you prepare for certification by completing a current personal trainer course, learn the direct client skills to bring your training in line with application. Your prior knowledge of human movement science, will focus these hands-on skills in a 4-day clinic with practical experience necessary to perform assessments, create individualized programs including nutrition, and behavior modification and progress your clients to their goals. New skills can be applied quickly to build clientele and increase revenue. Note: Your application must be submitted prior to enrolling. Prerequisites for verification are to be 18 year or older, current certification as personal trainer or current or completed enrollment in personal trainer course, current CPR card and a resume.
Note: NOTE: This course is eligible for UNM Tuition Remission under Professional Development. Application is required for enrollment. Call CE Registration at 277-0077 ext. 1 once application has been accepted.
Course Number: 38231 | Tuition: TBA
Accelerated Fitness Trainer Clinic
This class will be scheduled on a future date. Please check with the Health and Wellness Professions Program Supervisor for more information.
|2012 Median Pay||$31,720 per year
$15.25 per hour
|Entry Level Education||High school diploma or equivalent|
|Work Experience in a Related Occupation||None|
|On-the-Job Training||Short-term on-the-job training|
|Number of Jobs, 2012||267,000|
|Job Outlook, 2012-22||13% (average)|
Fitness for Fun and Health
We also offer classes for fun, and fitness, in yoga, Pilates, strength training, weight loss and more.
Tuition Assistance may be available if you are unemployed, a veteran or veteran’s spouse, or a person with a disability. Other options include education loans. For more funding options, and contact information, please visit our Loans and Financial Aid page.
UNM Tuition Remission
UNM Staff, Faculty and Retirees: You may use your Tuition Remission for all Professional Development classes.