Become a Certified Fitness Leader

Purdue Recreation and Wellness is proud to offer two nationally accredited courses for aspiring fitness leaders. Learn more about NASM by emailing Kelsey Daviglus at kdaviglu@purdue.edu or complete this interest form and contact Gabby Arambula at gabregoa@purdue.edu or complete this interest form for AFAA information.
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Become a Certified NASM Personal Trainer

This course is designed to equip you with the knowledge and skillset necessary to effectively lead, design, and execute a personal training session as a NASM Certified Personal Trainer. The NASM-CPT certification is proudly accredited by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies and provides aspiring fitness professionals with the most up-to-date science and content about exercise technique, instruction, and program design. 

Course Includes:

  • 8 Weeks of in-person/virtually streamed instruction on Tuesdays by Purdue Fitness Professionals
  • Virtual Textbook
  • Exam Voucher ($629 value)
  • Virtual modules and practice exams
  • In-person and virtual lab opportunities
  • Opportunity to take CPR class at Recreation & Wellness 
    • Saturday, March 26 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Promotional Price: $70 ($90 value)

Course Details 

Students/Members Purdue Affiliates
$515 $600

 

Registration Open Registration Close
Wednesday, 12/15 Friday, 2/18

 

Class Start Date Class Time
Tuesday, 2/8 5:15 PM - 7:15 PM

 

Please note: All materials will be distributed on the first day of class.

Sign up for the course here. 

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Become a Certified AFAA Group Fitness Instructor

This course is designed to equip you with the knowledge and skill set necessary to effectively lead, design, and execute a group exercise class as an AFAA Certified Group X Instructor. AFAA’s Group X certification is accredited by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA), and was the first to release nationally standardized guidelines for fitness professionals.

 Course Includes:

  • 8 weeks of in-person lectures and practices on Mondays & Wednesdays by Purdue Fitness Professionals  
  • Virtual textbook 
  • Exam Voucher ($399 value)
  • Virtual modules & practice exams
  • Assigned group x instructor mentor 
  • Opportunity to take CPR class at Recreation & Wellness 
    • Saturday, March 26 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Promotional Price: $70 ($90 value)

Course Details

Students/Members Purdue Affiliates
$350 $450

 

Registration Open Registration Close
Wednesday, 12/15 Friday, 2/18

 

Class Start Date Class Time
Monday, 2/7 5:15 PM - 7:15 PM

 

Please note: All materials will be distributed on the first day of class.

Sign up for the course here.