In the Master Trainer Certification Program, students will learn how to perform fitness assessments and interpret the data to develop individualized, goal-specific exercise programs. Students will be introduced to the theory and principles of integrated training and learn to apply evidence-based techniques to promote flexibility, core stability, balance, cardio-respiratory, and resistance training, as well as basic behavior modification and nutrition guidelines. This program focuses not only on providing an integrated approach to health and fitness using sound knowledge of appropriate exercises, but also prepares graduates in the areas of leadership, business and sales.
* Approximate Total Cost (Includes- tuition, lab/activity fees, exam, books and supplies, Life Time membership)
Master 24-week Program - FAQ
March 4, 2019. (First week is Orientation week).
Labs are held every Tuesday evening from 5:30-8pm.
The live labs are held at our premier fitness facilities. You will be able to practice the materials covered in your online training, ask your instructor any questions you may have, and work side by side with those in your cohort. The hands-on training presented by our Life Time Academy instructors will prepare you to be successful in the fitness industry.
Master Level Professional Fitness Trainer Program
You are enrolled in 2 online courses every 8 weeks. You will also attend regularly scheduled hands-on labs that will supplement the online learning. During your enrollment, you will receive credit for the following courses:
|Course Name||Contact Hours||Credit Hours|
|PT1010 Kinesiology of Human Movement||38||3.5|
|PT1030 Exercise & Fitness Assessment||46||4|
|PT1060 Advanced Techniques & Program Design||56||5|
|PT1080 Nutrition & Supplementation||38||3.5|
|PT2020 Metabolic Training||46||4|
|PT2030 Fitness Business Administration||38||3.5|
|PT1100 Certification Exam Preparation||6||0.5|
|Total||268 hours||24 credits|
Independent Study: There are weekly scheduled readings, online lectures, videos, activities, assignments and/or quizzes.
Everyone studies differently! On average, our students have about 10-12 hours of weekly study.
Weekly Online Webinars. Each week, you will have an online, interactive lecture led by your online-instructor. Each webinar is recorded so you can go back and view the materials covered.
You have 2 instructors, an online instructor and a lab instructor.
Each instructor has weekly office hours you can utilize for additional support; The office hours typically align with the webinar and lab schedules.
Contact us and we can help you schedule a meeting with your local instructors to learn more about Life Time Academy.
Life Time Academy Certificate of Completion
NASM – CPT (Certified Personal Trainer) of Distinction
With a fitness certification, you can work in a variety of settings depending on your area of focus and your personal schedule and abilities. For example, our graduates have found careers anywhere from large national gyms to smaller boutique studios, self-employment, and beyond.
Partnership with Life Time. We guarantee each of our graduates will receive an interview with Life Time, if Life Time is a desired potential employer. *Graduates do need to apply for a position before being offered the interview.
Placement Services. We strive to help you find a job you love. We are always connecting with potential employers and send updated info on job postings as we learn about them. If you are curious about the jobs in your area, give us a call; we’re happy to help you on your search!
*Advanced Placement Services (*Master Students). For students enrolled in our Master level Professional Fitness Trainer vocational program, we offer additional placement services.
- Resume & cover letter writing
- Job search strategies & interviewing preparation
- Professional partner networking
|NASM CPT Exam Fee||$400.00|
|Books (purchased separately)||$400.00|
|Uniform & Supplies (purchased separately)||$160.00|
|Total Course Cost||$5305.00|
We offer scholarships and discounts to all students.
Monthly Financing. If you are unable to pay your course balance in full, we offer a tuition financing option.
|8 month payment plan|
A $49.00 Enrollment Fee is processed during the enrollment process for this option. Making a down-payment of $500-$1000 can lower your payment anywhere from $50-$100 per month!
As a nationally accredited school we will be accepting federal financial aid in the near future. However, we currently offer tuition financing payment plans.
The depth of learning is greater than that of learning directly online to receive the CPT certification. Life Time Academy’s commitment is to assist our students to apply skills in the workplace with the areas of emphasis that we know are valuable to your career success.