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Become a Certified Personal Trainer


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Sign up to download our FREE Guide to Becoming a Personal Trainer with NASM. Start your new career today!

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Earn More With NASM

Not only is NASM the first choice among health clubs nationwide1, but our trainers earn higher salaries2.

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Be Your Own Boss

Take control of your future. With uncertainty comes great opportunity for change. Follow your passion for fitness and study from the comfort of your own home.

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100% Online Education

All NASM-CPT packages are 100% digital courses. That means you can do it all from signup through your NCCA accredited final exam from the comfort of your own home.

Why Start A CAREER IN FITNESS

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Follow Your Passion

Imagine making extra money while doing something you love. With NASM, you can turn your passion for fitness from a hobby into an opportunity to help others get healthy and achieve their goals—all while giving you an income boost.

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Flexibility and Virtual Training

Whether you're a college student, teacher, stay-at-home parent or simply passionate about health and fitness, working as a Certified Personal Trainer (CPT) offers ultimate flexibility. Work with clients around your schedule. You can even train clients virtually, without ever leaving the comfort of home!

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Simple, Interest-Free Payments

NASM offers online, interest-free payment plans that make starting your new career easier than ever - so there's nothing stopping you. Sign up today.

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NASM has become a second family to me and I am so glad I chose to go with the best!"

– Amber Boyd, NASM Master Trainer,
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I am forever thankful to NASM for providing me with the best education to successfully improve my clients' lives. Every day I get to do what I love!"

– Crystal Reeves, NASM Master Trainer,
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NASM has provided me with the knowledge and support to help others reach their goals."

– James Westphal, NASM Master Trainer,
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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

NASM offers a 28-day Return period in which a request for cancellation can be made. For more details, please reference the NASM Terms & Conditions by clicking here.

There are 120 test questions, in which 20 are research questions and do not count toward or against the final score. There is a 2-hour time limit and you must pass with a 70% or better.

Yes. Dependent upon which package was purchased, you may have 1 or more practice exams available to you for the duration of your enrollment period. You can locate the practice exam via your NASM Student Portal.

NASM offers college course CEU credits on a per unit basis. For example, a semester long Anatomy course worth 3 units would provide 0.3 NASM CEUs (up to a maximum of 1.5 CEUs). Please provide a copy of an official transcript with your recertification application submission.

NASM recommends the following organizations- American Heart Association, American Red Cross, American Safety and Health Institute, St. John Ambulance, Emergency Care & Safety Institute or Emergency Medical Technician.

Currently, all CPR/AED require hands-on assessment. Online courses will not be accepted unless a hands-on component is included.

1 Results of study conducted by MarketLab, a third-party researcher, in May-June 2016, sampling U.S.-based Club Managers who use, or expressed awareness of, any one or more of the industry certification providers.

2 NASM trainer and specialization income data source: 2015 survey of personal trainers. Industry median income data source: 2014 Bureau of Labor Statistics wage data from http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/39-9031.00.

3 *Terms and conditions apply. Excludes Life Time Academy programs, Master Trainer Summit, Recertification, & Exam Only programs. Cannot be combined with other offers. $25 down is available on phone orders only, and valid on orders of $499 or more. Orders made outside the United States and Canada are not eligible for payment plan. The balance will be divided into 11 monthly payments and first payment will be due November 15, 2018.