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Estimated Tuition & Fees
$ 6,006
Based on Iowa residency, subject to change; does not include course level fees or books and supplies

Certified Personal Trainer

Sioux City Campus

Program Description

This program prepares individuals for employment in health and fitness clubs, wellness centers, public and private recreation facilities, hospitals and corporate fitness programs where they will perform a variety of instructional and administrative duties to influence the health and well-being of individuals. Upon successful completion of the certificate or diploma program, the graduate is eligible to take the NCSF-CPT certification exam.


Linda Mercer, MPT Ext. 1451 Room L307
Teri Peterson MSN, RN Division Chair of Allied Health, Ext 1421 Room L309

Required Classes

SDV 108 The College Experience 1
BIO 169 Human Anatomy and Physiology IA w/lab 4
HSC 270 Clinical Exercise Testing 3
BIO 151 Nutrition 3
PEA 148 Physical Fitness I 2
MAT 772 Applied Math 3
BIO 174 Human Anatomy and Physiology IIA w/lab 4
HSC 272 Certified Personal Trainer 3
HSC 127 Kinesiology 4
HSC 114 Medical Terminology 3
SPC 122 Interpersonal Communication 3


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Visit at 4647 Stone Avenue, Sioux City, Iowa 51106
4647 Stone Avenue
Sioux City, Iowa 51106
Call 800.349.4649 or 712.274.6400