Fitness Degree | Personal Training Degrees Online

Earn your fitness degree online and certifications with NESTA

You can choose from degrees in fitness training, health and fitness, nutrition and exercise, and applied sport psychology.


Health and fitness degrees offerd at your local school

Fitness training is one of the fastest growing segments of the health and fitness industry and personal training certification is all you need to become a fitness training professional. From elite athletes to older adults, people from all walks of life are using personal trainers to help them learn how to exercise, lose weight and adopt a healthy lifestyle. A personal trainer performs the role of educator, motivator and coach.

Fitness training and nutrition degrees

NESTA's associates of arts degree in fitness training is designed to prepare you for the following careers: Health and fitness instructor, health and fitness director, personal trainer, or other fitness careers including a wide range of entreprenurial opportunities. The curriculum in the  associate's degree in fitness training includes courses in anatomy, physiology, nutrition, biomechanics, injury prevention, and emergency first aid care.

Upon completion of an associates of arts degree in fitness training program, graduates may go on to work as personal trainers in gyms or other athletic associations, or they may work as personal fitness trainers for individual clients. Graduates may also choose to go on to pursue a bachelors degree in health and fitness.




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