CAREER & VOCATIONAL SCHOOLS
The NASM 300-hour and 900-hour programs are nationally recognized programs and fit within the current educational and governmental guidelines. These turn-key and integrated postsecondary programs can match both the needs of your students to reach their goals for employment as well as the goals of your institution.
The 300-hour program has partial Title IV eligibility and is an accelerated program including the NCAA-accredited Certified Personal Trainer (CPT) course and textbook. This curriculum can be initiated and infused into any vocational school setting to meet the 90/10 rule.
The 900-hour program has full Title IV eligibility and incorporates the full continuum of NASM educational products including the: Certified Personal Trainer (CPT) certification, Corrective Exercise Specialist (CES) and Performance Enhancement Specialist (PES) curriculum. Any or all of these programs can be easily infused and meet the requirements to prepare students for a wide array of career opportunities in the health and fitness industry.
NASM's comprehensive curriculum is based on scientific research, fitness expert experience, and is directly aligned with critical occupational competencies - including those defined by the Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook. The Program aligns scientific content areas, laboratory performance domains and occupational skills for students to get a blend of classroom and hands-on learning.
Each course in NASM's Personal Fitness Training Program is supported by knowledge and skill assessments that help to measure student progress. The core of the Program features:
- High-quality educational resources
- Centrally located Instructor resources
- Robust lesson-plan and assessment materials created by instructors and NASM fitness experts
- Hourly and topical formats available
- Occupationally-relevant activities created by instructors and fitness experts
The Program was developed and is updated on an annual basis by a team of educators and fitness experts experienced in personal fitness training. The curricular subjects all aim to connect the science of fitness to the practical application of fitness, to success in the workforce.