Personal Trainer

Change lives as aPersonal Trainer

Personal Trainer

Change Lives as a Personal Trainer

Think you don’t have time to become a personal trainer? Think again! PCI makes earning your PT certificate easy through our online program. Enjoy engaging class instruction, readings, and videos as you learn the skills to be a Personal Trainer. 

Program Highlights

Career Centered Courses:

  • Wellness and Nutrition 
  • Exercise Psychology 
  • Anatomy, Physiology, Pathology: Connective Systems 
  • Kinesiology 
  • Fitness Assessment and Exercise Prescription I & II 

Hands-on Training at Boot Camp

Build on your classwork in our fully equipped gym. Practice your new skills and learn from our special guest instructors. Also during boot camp you can take the American Council on Exercise (ACE) Certified Personal Trainer Exam. You will find your time in boot camp to be both valuable and life changing.

Are You Career Training Ready? Find Out!


Take The Pinnacle "Career Training Readiness Quiz" The fun, online quiz takes 3-minutes to complete and you'll get a personalized report. Identify your strengths and social style plus the training and positions you're best suited for. Get Your Career Training Readiness score now.

* - Program length is assuming continual full-time enrollment and satisfactory academic progress.

** - Median salary and job growth projections are from:  Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2014-15 Edition, Fitness Trainers and Instructors, on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/ooh/personal-care-and-service/fitness-trainers-and-instructors.htm (visited July 22, 2014).

* - Program length is assuming continual full-time enrollment and satisfactory academic progress.

** - Median salary and job growth projections are from:  Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2014-15 Edition, Fitness Trainers and Instructors, on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/ooh/personal-care-and-service/fitness-trainers-and-instructors.htm (visited July 22, 2014).