Certified Personal Trainer Education Resources
As a student at Globe University you will not only get hands-on preparation for the ACE and MAT Jumpstart certifications, but you also have access to world-class certified personal trainer resources online. Fitness trainer degree preparation is provided for entry-level and advanced health fitness specialists.
Get employer-requested qualifications for a career as a wellness or fitness trainer. Degree and single-subject students, call 1-877-303-6060 or request information online.
Our college works with the following organizations
| ||International Youth Conditioning Association (IYCA) educates professionals and volunteers working in youth sports and fitness organizations. We use IYCA materials in our youth fitness courses and look to IYCA founder Brian Grasso for continued input. To learn more, visit the IYCA website. |
| ||PTA Global videos are part of our curriculum. Over 20 industry experts offer personal trainer certification preparation and video lectures to keep students up to speed with the latest industry standards. To learn more, visit the PTA Global website. |
| ||Globe University and its affiliates are the only universities in the country to offer Muscle Activation Techniques (MAT) Jumpstart™ certification in our bachelor’s in health fitness specialist program and MAT certification in our master's in health fitness management program. Students learn how to identify and evaluate muscular imbalances. To learn more, visit the MAT website. |
| ||Personal Training on the Net (PTontheNet) is the ultimate online educational resource for personal trainers. Membership includes use of our comprehensive exercise library and program design templates as well as access to thousands of articles, videos and assessment tools for health fitness professionals. Members also enjoy access to free personal training CEC exams and research from the leading innovators in the industry. To learn more, visit the PTontheNet website. |
| ||Globe University and its affiliates are the only universities in the country that offers RTS (Resistance Training Specialist) 123 certification in our bachelor’s in health fitness program. This certification specializes in the study and application of exercise mechanics. To learn more, visit the RTS website. |
| ||An individual holding a certification from American Council on Exercise (ACE) may satisfy continuing education requirements through health fitness specialist single subject registrations. ACE has been committed to enriching quality of life through safe, effective exercise and physical activity since 1985. To learn if certain courses meet requirements for continuing education credit, please visit the ACE website. |
| ||Individuals holding certifications from the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) may be eligible to use health fitness specialist courses for continuing education credit. The ACSM has been advancing health through science, education and medicine since 1954. To learn if certain courses meet requirements for continuing education credit, please visit the ACSM website. |
| ||Individuals holding certifications from the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) may be eligible to use health fitness college courses for continuing education credit. The NSCA supports education and applications to improve athletic performance and fitness. To learn if a course meets requirements for credit, please visit the NSCA website. |
Learn more about fitness trainer programs
Questions about fitness trainer qualifications or Globe University/Minnesota School of Business? Call 1-877-303-6060 or request information online.