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Community College of Denver

Community College of Denver

Certifications Offered

Certified Personal Trainer (CPT)

As a fully accredited two-year college, an education from Community College of Denver can take you anywhere. No matter if your goal is transferring to a 4-year university, starting a new career, or upgrading your skills, the education you receive at CCD will get you there! After successful completion the 3 required courses (8 credits) in the personal trainer program, CCD students are eligible to take the NASM-Certified Personal Trainer (CPT) exam.

School Summary

Earn college credit while completing a personal trainer program at the Community College of Denver. The personal trainer certificate prepares students with foundational skills to enter entry-level positions in areas around health and wellness and for those students interested in becoming a personal trainer.

  • All courses are stackable into the AAS in Health and Exercise Science degree pathway that transfers to MSU Denver, where students can finish their BS degree in Exercise Science.
  • Direct to work



Program duration: 1-2 semester

Enrollment semesters fall/spring/summer

Tuition costs can be found here: Tuition rates plus $422 program fee

No job placement offered

Worked based learning opportunities are available during the program.



Stackable pathway

Personal Trainer certificate

AAS in Health and Exercise Science degree

Type of School:


Career/Vocational (CTE)

Program Delivery:


Program Location:

Denver, Colorado

School Name & Email:

  • Community College of Denver Center for Health and Natural Sciences
  • 1151 Arapahoe St. SI 1006 Box 750, Office Q
  • Denver, CO 80204
  • O:303-352-3159

  • For information, contact Michelle L. Hoffer RDH, MPHN Program Director via email: [email protected]

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