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Turn your passion for fitness into the lucrative and rewarding career you've always wanted by becoming an ISSA Certified Personal Trainer.Learn More
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Invest in yourself and expand your credentials with a fully-accredited, 100% online Associate's Degree in Exercise Science from ISSA.Learn More
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Up to 8 months to complete; most students finish in 10-12 weeks
"The Trainers' Trainer" for over 30 years and available in over 92 countries
The final exam is online, open-book, untimed, and can be completed over multiple sessions
Our authors are highly respected leaders in their fields. Thanks to their contributions, you'll find real-life applicable material in every single ISSA course.
Dr. Fahey is an author of over 21 books and 500 articles pertaining to Exercise Science, a current Professor of Exercise Science at Chico State University, and a former collegiate All-American in track and field.
Dr. Berardi is the founder of Precision Nutrition, a professor, author, and world renowned nutrition expert whose work has been featured in publications and conferences around the world.
Ms. Fleming is a Strength and Conditioning Coach to several nationally and world ranked powerlifters and weightlifters, and is the author of ISSAâ€™s Specialist in Group Fitness course.
Dr. Knopf has authored 20 books on topics related to senior fitness and water exercise, and served as the Director of the Fitness Therapy Program at Foothill College until his retirement in 2013.
Mr. Bryant is a best-selling author, trainer of top-ranked powerlifters and figure competitors, and as a competitor has won several national and world powerlifting titles.
ISSA has been outstanding when it comes to educating and certificating their students. The material is easy to ready, with rich content, and well structured.
After completing this course I feel much more confident in myself as a trainer and overall more equipped than ever to take on clients and help them achieve their goals of being healthy.
If you're wondering if the ISSA can truly change your mind, your body, your career, your outlook on yourself, your life? The answer...is a resounding...'Yes'.
The business resources provided as part of the course material really help to set up your own personal training business with form templates and tips to help you hit the ground running and succeed!
The CPT course provided by the ISSA is the best I've ever experienced.
Their courses work well with my very busy schedule. ISSA's support team has always answered any questions in a timely manner whether it by phone or email.
I could not have imagined a better experience and will be eternally grateful for ALL of the assistance that was given and the compassion shown.
I am so impressed by the level of professionalism and thoroughness that ISSA offers to trainees.
The tools and resources that ISSA provide are invaluable and will really set you apart from the rest, in this fitness industry.
I had taken one or two other courses by different organizations before and they were nowhere near as thorough and in-depth as this one.
Not only are the certifications able to teach me high quality content but they also teach me real world applications.
The International Sports Sciences Association certified personal trainer program has been one of the best experiences of my life
Turn your passion for health and fitness into a degree. We have designed all of our certifications to count towards credits in the ISSA College towards your Associates Degree in Exercise Science. Get certified today and check out the ISSA College to see if a degree is in your future.Learn More About Our College
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