Athletic and Fitness Training

Careers in Athletic and Fitness Training

Athletic and fitness training professionals work with clients to develop exercise plans to help reach their goals, be it weight loss, muscle tone, preparation for an athletic event or others. Athletic trainers may work for health clubs, private gyms, hospitals and clinics, rehabilitation centers or assisted living facilities, along with the possibility of self employment. Self employed athletic trainers build their own client base through advertising and other channels. They may visit clients at home or meet them an existing gym or other exercise facility. In order to succeed in this challenging, demanding and competitive industry, most athletic trainers are professionally certified through a variety of national boards and agencies, including the National Athletic Trainers Board of Certification or others.

Related Articles for Athletic and Fitness Training

View More Articles

Related Videos

  • Massage Therapy Degrees - Video

    Massage Therapy degrees are awarded through massage therapy schools, college programs and massage training programs. Students who earn a degree in Massage Therapy can work as a massage therapist in private practice, spas, resorts, fitness centers and healthcare facilities. Learn more about earning a Massage Therapy degree here.
  • What Does a Physical Education (PE) Teacher Do? - Video

    Physical Education Teachers, or Phys Ed Teachers as they are sometimes known, teach health and fitness courses in educational institutions. Many Phys Ed Teachers also work as coaches or athletic directors. Learn more about the job duties of a Physical Education Teacher here.
The schools in the listing below are not free and may include sponsored content but are popular choices among our users. Tuition and costs will vary across programs and locations. Be sure to always request tuition information before starting a program.

Popular Schools

  • Kaplan University

    Kaplan University responds quickly to information requests through this website.

    Popular programs at Kaplan University:

    • Master
    • Bachelor Degrees
    • Associate Programs

    Online Programs Available

  • American National University

    American National University responds quickly to information requests through this website.

    Popular programs at American National University:

    • Associate Programs

    Campus-Based Programs Available:

    View All Locations
    • Kentucky: Danville, Lexington, Pikeville, Shively
    • Ohio: Danville, Lexington, Pikeville, Shively, Kettering
    • Tennessee: Danville, Lexington, Pikeville, Shively, Kettering, Bartlett, Bristol, Memphis, Nashville
    • Virginia: Danville, Lexington, Pikeville, Shively, Kettering, Bartlett, Bristol, Memphis, Nashville, Charlottesville, Harrisonburg, Lynchburg, Parkersburg, Salem
    • West Virginia: Danville, Lexington, Pikeville, Shively, Kettering, Bartlett, Bristol, Memphis, Nashville, Charlottesville, Harrisonburg, Lynchburg, Parkersburg, Salem, Princeton
  • Southern New Hampshire University

    Southern New Hampshire University responds quickly to information requests through this website.

    Popular programs at Southern New Hampshire University:

    • Master
    • Bachelor Degrees

    Online Programs Available

  • Regent University

    Regent University responds quickly to information requests through this website.

    Popular programs at Regent University:

    • Doctoral
    • Master

    Online Programs Available

  • College of Health Care Professions

    College of Health Care Professions responds quickly to information requests through this website.

    Popular programs at College of Health Care Professions:

    • Certificates

    Campus Locations:

    • Texas: Austin, Dallas, Fort Worth, San Antonio
  • Capella University

    Capella University responds quickly to information requests through this website.

    Popular programs at Capella University:

    • Doctoral
    • Master
    • Bachelor Degrees

    Online Programs Available

  • Colorado State University Global

    Colorado State University Global responds quickly to information requests through this website.

    Popular programs at Colorado State University Global:

    • Master

    Online Programs Available

  • CDI College

    CDI College responds quickly to information requests through this website.

    Popular programs at CDI College:

    Campus Locations:

    • Anywhere: Anjou, Burnaby, Edmonton, Laval, Longueuil, Montreal, Point Claire, Richmond, Surrey, Winnipeg
  • Towson University

    Campus Locations:

    • Maryland: Towson
  • Penn Foster High School

    Penn Foster High School responds quickly to information requests through this website.

    Popular programs at Penn Foster High School:

    Online Programs Available