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Personal Trainer Certificate FAQ's

Personal Trainer Certificate

Just the Facts

Program Start Term: Fall and Spring
Program Length: 1 Semester
Award: Certificate

Average Class Size: 15
Part-Time or Full-Time: Both
Program Courses Offered: Day, Evening, Online
Program Locations: Council Bluffs Campus

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What makes this program unique?
 

A:

This is the only program like it in the area. Students in this program will receive their personal training certificate, making them more readily employable.
 

Q:

Are there additional fees?
 

A:

Students need to pay a fee to complete the Personal Trainer Certificate test through the National Council for Strength and Fitness. Iowa Western students are able to take the test for half price at just $175.
 

Q:

Are scholarships available?
 

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Iowa Western awards more than $1.5 million in scholarships each year. Visit our Scholarship Page for more information.  

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What are the admissions requirements?
 

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All Iowa Western students are required to submit an Application for Admission, complete placement testing, and submit official copies of high school and college transcripts. For more information on admissions requirements, visit our Admissions page.