Glendale Community College

Glendale Community College in California offers the Fitness Specialist Certificate program with an academic advocate partnership with NASM and AFAA, preparing students to become exceptional personal trainers and group fitness instructors in a competitive industry.

School Summary

Glendale Community College is a public community college granting certificates and associate degrees. The college serves people from a variety of geographical areas but primarily serves a diverse population of the Greater Los Angeles region that is capable of benefiting from instruction in credit, noncredit, and community education programs.


Fitness Specialist Certificate
AS Degree Exercise Science (coming soon!)

Additional Information

The Fitness Specialist Certificate is a 1-year program and offers elective courses in indoor cycling, running aerobics, pilates, yoga, entrepreneurship, nutrition, athletic training and more. We also partner with local businesses and nonprofits to provide internships for qualified students.

Type of School

2-year, ~18-24 units

Program Delivery

Both: 1-2 classes are offered online.


  • 1500 N Verdugo Rd., Glendale, CA 91208
  • some courses are offered online or hybrid format

Certification Offered

  • CPT
  • CES
  • PES

Get more information

For more information on offering the NASM curriculum at your institution

Call (602) 383-1248 or email [email protected].