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Our newly updated Certified Personal Trainer Program is the most comprehensive, revolutionary program on the market. This course makes learning fun and easy with an 'edutainment' style of learning, so it's accessible for everyone.

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Tools and features* of this interactive course include:

  • 23 in-depth chapters
  • Learner dashboard to track progress
  • Comprehensive course search
  • Glossary menu
  • Highlighting and bookmarking
  • Optimized for mobile devices
  • 45+ learning videos
  • 200+ exercise demonstrations
  • 45+ downloadable resources
  • Knowledge checks and quizzes
  • And more!

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Need more reasons to get certified through NASM? Here's 8 more reasons:

Job Guarantee

As part of the Premium Self-Study, Guided Study, and All-Inclusive programs, NASM guarantees you'll find a job within 90 days of your CPT certification, or your money back4.

Top Choice of Gyms

In a third-party survey, fitness club managers agreed that NASM develops the most qualified trainers5. Plus, NASM personal trainers often earn more than their peers6.

Simple & Effective Training

With NASM's Optimum Performance Training Model®, you'll have a systematic approach to developing personalized, and unique training plans that allow for predictable outcomes for all of your clients.

NCCA Accreditation

The NASM-CPT certification is proudly accredited by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA). When you're certified as an NASM-CPT, you'll be a personal trainer of the highest quality.

The Right Experience

Another NASM exclusive. With the NASM-CPT All-Inclusive program, you'll receive 80 hours of on-site experience with actual fitness clients, including weekly online and practical assignments incorporating fitness training services, typical facility tasks, and mentoring.

New & Improved Resources

Our recently updated online course is learning just like you remember it but for the 21st century. It’s 100% online, so you can study anywhere, anytime. Plus, highlight, take notes, and more on any device.

Access to Fitness Experts

Our Guided Study and All-Inclusive CPT programs offer unlimited access to NASM coaches. They will answer questions and offer support as you go through the course.

4 Weeks is All You Need

With NASM’s new and improved Personal Trainer Certification, you will be prepared for anything the fitness industry throws at you in as few as 4 weeks.

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  1. Since 2005 across all programs and specializations.
  2. Ascend Learning "NASM annual CSAT survey." Nov. 2017. n=3842.
  3. Bureau of Labor, https://www.bls.gov/ooh/personal-care-and-service/fitness-trainers-and-instructors.htm.
  4. Terms and conditions apply to the NASM Job Guarantee.
  5. Results of study conducted by MarketLab, a third-party researcher, in May-June 2016, sampling U.S.-based Club Managers.
  6. Median income for NASM certified trainers is based on respondents to an NASM 2016 survey who identified themselves as full-time trainers and who provided income data (respondents who did not report an income or reported an income under minimum wage have been excluded), compared to industry median income for full-time personal trainers as reported by the U.S. Dept. of Labor, Bureau of Statistics for 2015 available at http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/39-9031.00 (last visited March 30, 2017).
  7. Ascend Learning "NASM annual CSAT survey." Nov. 2017. n=3842.