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Get an Up-Close Look at the NASM
Certified Personal Trainer Program

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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.

To give you a better look at our world-class, all-digital learning platform, we’re offering a free course preview.

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:


As part of the Premium Self-Study and All-Inclusive programs, NASM guarantees you'll find a job within 90 days of your CPT certification, or your money back1.


In a third-party survey, fitness club managers agreed that NASM develops the most qualified trainers2. Plus, NASM personal trainers often earn more than their peers.


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 your clients.

Two Exam Options

We’re proud to announce our Certified Personal Trainer program now includes two exam options, the NCCA-Accredited Personal Trainer Certification (NCCA exam) and the NASM Personal Trainer Certificate (non-proctored exam), providing you more choices to fit your needs.


With the NASM Certified Personal Trainer All-Inclusive program, you have the option to 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.


84% of NASM Certified Personal Trainers feel the Certified Personal Training program adequately prepared them for a fitness related profession4.


Our Premium Self-Study and All-Inclusive programs offer 1-on-1 support with a coach and a mentor to assist you.


Study around your busy life. With our online platform, you can work towards your goals whenever you want, wherever you want.

Choose the most respected name in personal training
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  1. Terms and conditions apply to the NASM Job Guarantee.
  2. Results of study conducted by MarketLab, a third-party researcher, in May-June 2016, sampling U.S.-based Club Managers.
  3. 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).
  4. Ascend Learning "NASM annual CSAT survey." Nov. 2017. n=3842.