Considering an Online Fitness Training Certification?

Penn Foster Career School has proven itself as a leader in certifying students in fitness training to become successful fitness trainers, fitness professionals, fitness instructors, group fitness instructors, etc. According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, there are currently 228,170 individuals employed as fitness trainers and aerobics instructors in America, and their average annual salary is $35,340. Recreation and fitness studies teachers make on average $60,580 per year and there are about 16,850 of them employed today .

Fitness Training Common Job Tasks
  • helping clients improve techniques
  • signing up new members
  • instructing and motivating individuals or groups in exercise
Popular Journals & Magazines Fitness Training Organizations

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Physical Therapy Aide

The Penn Foster Career School Physical Therapy Aide Program can help you make a difference – your abilities assist patients recover from their injuries and return them to an active life. Train quickly and conveniently with these courses: •Introduction to Physical Therapy •Common Physical Disorders •Introduction to Medical Terminology •Physical Therapy Treatments •Exercise and Mobility Training

Certified Personal Trainer

The Penn Foster Career School Certified Personal Trainer Program can help you achieve your goals — a new career, higher salary, and the satisfaction that comes with helping your clients look and feel better. Train quickly and conveniently through our online distance learning program.

Fitness Training Programs by State & City

Top 20 US Fitness Training Schools (campus and online)

Columbia University in the City of New York
Total Programs 192
Number of Subjects 141
Rank in USA 4th
Northwestern University
Total Programs 197
Number of Subjects 139
Rank in USA 11th
The University of Texas at Austin
Total Programs 169
Number of Subjects 141
Rank in USA 18th
Rice University
Total Programs 74
Number of Subjects 72
Rank in USA 28th
University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
Total Programs 279
Number of Subjects 183
Rank in USA 31st
Ohio State University-Main Campus
Total Programs 202
Number of Subjects 150
Rank in USA 33rd
Texas A & M University
Total Programs 167
Number of Subjects 135
Rank in USA 36th
University of Georgia
Total Programs 197
Number of Subjects 156
Rank in USA 38th
Northeastern University
Total Programs 10
Number of Subjects 126
Rank in USA 56th
University of Miami
Total Programs 177
Number of Subjects 151
Rank in USA 69th
North Carolina State University at Raleigh
Total Programs 175
Number of Subjects 137
Rank in USA 70th
University of Central Florida
Total Programs 136
Number of Subjects 140
Rank in USA 71st
University of Delaware
Total Programs 159
Number of Subjects 128
Rank in USA 95th
American University
Total Programs 118
Number of Subjects 105
Rank in USA 97th
Pepperdine University
Total Programs 100
Number of Subjects 85
Rank in USA 107th
Drexel University
Total Programs 125
Number of Subjects 123
Rank in USA 108th
Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College
Total Programs 139
Number of Subjects 125
Rank in USA 121st
Elon University
Total Programs 76
Number of Subjects 80
Rank in USA 122nd
Ohio University-Main Campus
Total Programs 183
Number of Subjects 158
Rank in USA 128th
Washington State University
Total Programs 2
Number of Subjects 93
Rank in USA 131st