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Online Professional Personal Trainer Diploma

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Unlock your potential to transform other people’s lives


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6 Months



Total Hours


Course Benefits

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  • Learn anywhere, anytime
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Stand out above the rest

This course is your practical guide to empower clients for lasting lifestyle changes through increased physical activity, improved fitness, and meaningful behavior change. Tailored for personal trainers at every career stage, the program offers insights from employment decisions to owning your fitness facility. Specialize in catering to a diverse clientele, boost your income, and become a recognized expert in your community. Our true goal is to equip you with evidence-based resources, empowering you to positively impact others’ health and fitness, fostering a genuine transformation in their lives.

Implement Personal Training Strategies Successfully

Students and teachers in the Professional Personal Trainer Diploma will meet in the evenings (EET), twice a week between 18.00 – 21.00 Beirut time.

To complete the Professional Personal Training Diploma, you’ll complete work in a series of topics that includes:

  • Role and Scope of Practice for Personal Trainers
  • The ACE Integrated Fitness Training Model
  • Basics of Behavior Change
  • Effective Communication, Goal Setting, and Teaching Techniques
  • Pre-participation Health Screening
  • Nutrition for Health and Fitness
  • Resting Assessments and Anthropometric Measurements
  • Cardiorespiratory Training
  • Muscular Training
  • Integrated Exercise Programming: From Evidence to Practice
  • Considerations for Clients with Obesity, Musculoskeletal Issues, and Chronic Disease

Online Professional Personal Trainer Diploma

No GRE required

No Minimum GPA Requirement

Apply now to earn your online Professional Personal Training Diploma from Lebanese American University. Here’s what you’ll need to get started:

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Language RequirementsThis course is taught in English and so you must be able to read, write, and communicate in English.
Other RequirementsYou will need to submit a copy of your valid passport or national ID.

Tuition Details


Earning a short course is an investment in your future success and one of the best ways to accelerate your career and increase your earning potential.

Our admissions representatives can provide full tuition details and help you find the funding option that’s right for you. Request information to learn more.

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What You’ll Learn

Effective personal training can change people’s lives and improve the health and fitness of others.

Program Outcomes:

By the end of this short course you can:

  • Master exercise science principles
  • Conduct thorough client assessments
  • Develop effective fitness program
  • Acquire skills for personal training success
  • Impact clients’ health and fitness positively
  • Apply for the exam and earn the recognized certification from the American Council on Exercise.

How to Apply

Our Two-Step Application Process. Follow our simplified application process so you can start your program soon.

  1. Complete your online application
  2. Submit your personal details and a copy of your passport or national ID
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Online Study at Lebanese American University

By enrolling in Lebanese American University’s online programs students gain access to a team of supportive faculty and expert student services. Online study includes:

  • A flexible, asynchronous format
  • An experienced and caring faculty
  • Full-time and part-time flexibility
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Answers to Common Questions

You can find answers to the most frequently asked questions about our short courses right here. If you have more questions, please request information.

A short course is a concentrated effort to learn a set of skills in a particular area.

Depending upon the time you have available to study, you may take more than one short course at a time. Be sure to check when the course meets so that the courses you’re interested in do not overlap in timing.

The time it takes to complete a short course ranges between 18 and 220 hours. Please see individual course pages for full duration details.

The tuition ranges for short courses are $350 – $2,400 each.

The course is taught in English and so you must be able to read, write, and communicate in English. All courses require a copy of your passport or ID.