Is an Online Fitness Education Possible?

Yes! Penn Foster Career School, the highest ranking online fitness school, is an accredited US institution offering programs to train individuals to become outstanding fitness professionals, sports trainers, fitness trainers, fitness instructors, etc. According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, at present there are 228,170 people employed as fitness trainers and aerobics instructors alone 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. Online schools like Penn Foster Career School have been proven to help successfully launch workers into this field.

Fitness Common Job Tasks
  • leading exercise classes
  • working with individual clients
  • organizing fitness programs for employees
  • giving fitness center tours
  • supervising equipment areas of a fitness center
  • educating others on fitness
  • tending front desk/members' area at a health club
  • teaching specific exercises
  • planning exercise routines
  • writing articles on aspects of fitness
Popular Journals & Magazines Fitness Organizations Related Professions Currently in Demand
  • Fitness Director
  • Personal Fitness Trainer
  • Group Exercise Instructors - Yoga
  • Key Account Sales Managers
  • Head Women's Volleyball Coach
  • Group Fitness Instructor
  • Benefits Manager - Health and Wellness
  • Exercise Support/Business Systems Analyst
  • Director of Sports Marketing -Event Marketing
  • Family Practice -Sports Medicine - Physician
Top Cities for Fitness
  • San Jose
  • Seattle
  • Fort Worth
  • Houston
  • Dallas
  • Sacramento
  • New York
  • San Francisco
  • Chicago
  • Dallas
Top States for Fitness
  • California
  • Washington
  • Texas
  • New York
  • Illinois
  • Florida
  • Arizona
  • Oklahoma
  • Oregon
  • Georgia
Common Fitness Degree Program Names
  • BS in Healthcare Administration
  • BS in Nursing
  • AS in Allied Health
  • Associates in Medical Office Administration
  • MS in Nursing - Nurse Administrator
  • Master of Healthcare Administration
  • BA in Health Science
  • BA in Physiology
  • BA of Physical Education
  • Personal Training Certification
Common Fitness Course Titles
  • Aerobics
  • Pilates
  • Pilates Improvers
  • Tai Chi
  • Yoga Beginners
  • Yoga Intermediate
  • Fun with Movement
  • Alexander Technique Taster
  • Yoga and Pranayama Level 1 Beginners
  • Breakfast Yoga

Fitness Programs by State & City