Personal Trainer

Become a NASM - Certified Personal Trainer

If you think business casual means workout wear, the office should be equipped with barbells, and success is helping others get healthy, you're ready to turn your passion for fitness into a rewarding profession as an NASM Certified Personal Trainer (CPT).

As an NASM-CPT, you'll set your own hours and enjoy the job security of working in an industry that's expected to grow more than 16% from 2015 to 2021. Whether you are studying to be a fitness professional or just plain love to work out, becoming a Certified Personal Trainer can help you earn real-world experience as well as additional income. With National Academy of Sports Medicine’s Certified Personal Trainer program (NASM-CPT), you will stand out as an elite professional.

Why become a Personal Trainer?

  • 6.5 million Americans use a personal trainer
  • Employment of fitness workers is expected to increase 13% over the next decade
  • 60% of the US population is overweight
  • Almost 1/3 of clients seek personal training for weight loss reasons


  • NASM Certified Personal Trainers (CPT) earn 15% more than non NASM-CPTS
  • Approximately 72% of unemployed people receiving a NASM certification, find employment within 3 months of their certification
  • Personal Trainers with an NASM specialization can earn nearly 60% more than those without
  • Health Club Trainers with an NASM specialization service 20% more sessions a week than those without

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Instructor Jason Slack


Jason V Slack, PhD is the Associate Dean- College of Science at Utah Valley University. He received his doctorate in Exercise and Sport Science at the University of Utah, masters in Physical Education at Brigham Young University, and his bachelors in Physical Education from Southern Utah University. He has been a wellness consultant for Neways International and is a member of the American College of Sports Medicine. He has served as coach for several teams and honorably served in the Utah National Guard. He has written and presented extensively on wellness and exercise.