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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
Gain the knowledge and skills to build a career in the exciting and growing field of nutrition coaching by becoming an ISSA Certified Nutritionist.Learn More
Become a well-rounded coach with ISSA Specialization Courses that prepare you to support various clients of all ages and interests.Learn More
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 provided me with essential tools and knowledge to transform my hobby into a desired business.
This institution has been key in my development as a personal trainer and also instrumental in me being able to take my passion and turn it into a career.
What I loved the most about the ISSA course was that the textbook was very interesting, the quizzes and final exam were thorough tricky, and challenging, and of course the time flexibility for me was priceless...
I feel confident to go into the work force as a personal trainer now, and I'm excited to start this chapter in my life.
ISSA taught me how to develop a nutrition and exercise program that I could sustain for the rest of my life.
My experience with ISSA was amazing. I was so impressed with the online self-study program and how it was organized. I was equally impressed with the staff support, knowledge and integrity!
ISSA is an outstanding place to get your certification through.
Being apart of ISSA has brought me so many opportunities and will continue to do so.
Having the backing of ISSA I feel confident that I am helping to change people's lives through fitness and I am very passionate about that! I am excited to meet new clients and help them start their fitness journeys.
ISSA is number one in my book, and I would highly, highly suggest anyone interested in this career field GO WITH ISSA!
ISSA was the best choice for my certification. It's self paced and has really good material to enhance you knowledge.
Now, I can confidently provide them with knowledgeable fitness information that I have gained from my own fitness journey, and my training provided by ISSA.
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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