Course Overview

Are you looking for a way to stay in shape and help others reach their fitness goals as well? UNM Continuing Education’s Personal Trainer for NASM Certification program can help you turn your passion for fitness into a rewarding career and provide nationally-recognized credentials that will boost your resume and qualifications.

Course includes hands-on training, online resources, book and voucher for the NASM CPT certification exam.

What You'll Learn

Taught over a six-week period on Saturday mornings, in the Personal Trainer program you will:

  • Acquire a comprehensive knowledge of human movement science, functional assessment and program design
  • Prepare for the NCCA accredited NASM Certified Personal Trainer (CPT) certification exam
  • Discover the power behind Optimum Performance Training (OPT)
  • Learn the scientific rationale, teaching tools and the practical experience necessary to perform assessments, create individualized programs including nutrition, training and goal setting for your clients.

Who Should Attend

  • Anyone interested in becoming an NASM certified Personal Trainer!
  • Anyone wanting to increase their knowledge and skills in personal training!
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Section Title
Personal Trainer for NASM Certification
Partner Affiliate
9:00AM to 1:00PM
Apr 02, 2022 to May 07, 2022
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
Fee non-credit $1,799.00
Drop Request Deadline
Mar 30, 2022
Transfer Request Deadline
Mar 30, 2022
Section Notes

Held at Institute of Community Wellness & Athletics (ICWA) Address: 2420 Comanche Rd. NE, Suite G-1, Albuquerque, NM 87107  ICWA Contact page

All in-person classes will adhere to University and State COVID guidelines, including limiting class size and social distancing best practices. Visit http://ce.unm.edu/safety to learn more about our safety protocols. 

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