Instructor Training

Looking for an exclusive opportunity to keep in great shape and possibly make money? The Department of Campus Recreation will be offering YOU the opportunity to do just that in the summer.


Our ACE Personal Trainer Certification prepares trainer with the knowledge and skills to deliver the type of individualized programs people need to adopt long-term, healthy behaviors. Becoming an ACE Certified Personal Trainer will give you a career advantage at thousands of facilities nationwide and the expertise you need to stand out among your peers with a certification accredited by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA).

WHY CHOOSE ACE? Earning an ACE certification means meeting a standard accepted by other leaders in the healthcare industry. In addition to holding NCCA accreditation for all four certification programs, ACE also goes above and beyond when it comes to taking care of our professionals. We advocate on your behalf every day—among policymakers, among partners who share our vision of eliminating the obesity epidemic, and among employers exploring workplace wellness solutions.

Dates September 8, 2015 thru December 3, 2015

Days and Times Tuesdays and Thursdays
1:00pm - 3:00pm

Cost $35 before September 1st,
$45 after September 1st

Textbooks $35 before September 1st,
$45 after September 1st

- 4th edition used textbook purchase $45 while supplies last
- 5th edition textbook rental $65 while supplies last
- 5th edition textbook purchase $130 until September 1st
NOTE: If rental textbooks are unavailable, participants who register after September 1st will be required to purchase their own textbooks through

Purpose Course is designed to prepare students to take the ACE Personal Trainer Certification Exam.  Completion of the course alone does not certify you as a Personal Trainer.

Get work experience on campus!  Campus Recreation is always hiring certified, student Personal Trainers!