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Personal Training Schools in California

There are 34 schools in the state of California offering personal training programs. In 2010, 332 students graduated from programs at California personal training schools. 182 of all these students graduated with certificates and 84 students graduated with bachelors degrees.

Overview

On average, 218 students graduate from personal training programs in this state per year. This accounts for 8% of students who schools in the United States graduate from personal training programs. Specifically, 182 students graduated with certificates in personal training, 37 with an associate's level degree, 84 with a degree at the bachelor's level, and 29 with a degree at the master's level.

34 personal training schools are located in California. Of these, while nine schools are private, 25 schools are public. While private personal training school tuition varies from $23,898 to $38,524, public personal training school tuition varies from $4,810 to $5,076.

Average tuition for programs in personal training is $20,824. The highest tuition for personal training programs, which is $38,524 per year, is at Chapman University, while the lowest tuition in this state, which is $4,810 each year, is at California State University-Long Beach.

California personal training schools offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, and masters degrees.

Personal Training Program Completions in California 2006 - 2010

On average, 218 students graduate from personal training programs in this state per year. This accounts for 8% of students who schools in the United States graduate from personal training programs. Specifically, 182 students graduated with certificates in personal training, 37 with an associate's level degree, 84 with a degree at the bachelor's level, and 29 with a degree at the master's level.

Personal Training Program Completions in California 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 0
  • Certificate 2007: 0
  • Certificate 2008: 30
  • Certificate 2009: 37
  • Certificate 2010: 182
  • Associate 2006: 11
  • Associate 2007: 8
  • Associate 2008: 13
  • Associate 2009: 17
  • Associate 2010: 37
  • Bachelor 2006: 27
  • Bachelor 2007: 41
  • Bachelor 2008: 47
  • Bachelor 2009: 55
  • Bachelor 2010: 84
  • Master 2006: 0
  • Master 2007: 14
  • Master 2008: 14
  • Master 2009: 18
  • Master 2010: 29

Personal Training Program Availability in California

Schools in California offer a total of 53 programs in personal training. Of these programs, close to 50.9% are certificate level programs. The remaining programs are degrees at the associates level, the bachelors level, and the masters level.

Personal Training Program Availability in California

  • Certificate: 27
  • Associate: 15
  • Bachelor: 9
  • Master: 2

Career Trends

Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors — Salary by Percentile

Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors — Salary by Percentile

Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 22280
  • 25th Percentile: 29610
  • Median: 39300
  • 75th Percentile: 52730
  • 90th Percentile: 66800

Career Trends

Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors — Employment Trend

Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors — Employment Trend

Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 35910
  • Median Salary 2007: 36820
  • Median Salary 2008: 37370
  • Median Salary 2009: 38680
  • Median Salary 2010: 39300
  • Total Employed 2006: 29950
  • Total Employed 2007: 30070
  • Total Employed 2008: 30760
  • Total Employed 2009: 27900
  • Total Employed 2010: 26780

California vs National Personal Training Employment

California vs National Personal Training Employment

  • Employed in California: 11.876% (26780)

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1. Sierra College

5000 Rocklin Road
Rocklin, CA 95677-3397
(916) 624-3333

Sierra College is located in the suburbs of Rocklin, California and this college offers one program in personal training. It is one of 98 community colleges in California.

2. Chabot College

25555 Hesperian Blvd
Hayward, CA 94545
(510) 723-6600

Chabot College offers two programs in personal training. Out of those, this school offers students one certificate in personal training and one associate's level degree in personal training. This school, which is near the center of the city, is in Hayward, CA. This school is a public 2-year institution.

3. The Santa Barbara Business College - Santa Maria

303 E Plaza Dr Ste 1
Santa Maria, CA 93454
(805) 922-8256

Founded in 1888, the Santa Barbara Business College-Santa Maria is a for-profit 2-year institution. This school, which is 1.1 miles from the center of the city, is in Santa Maria, CA. It offers subjects including law and business. It offers ten certificates and five degrees at the associates level to students. In 2010, 328 students pursued degrees from the 11 programs at this school. This school is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools.

4. The University of La Verne

1950 Third St
La Verne, CA 91750-4401
(909) 593-3511x4900

The University of La Verne offers one personal training program and this school is located in the suburbs of La Verne, California. 8,032 students pursue degrees in 63 programs at this mid-sized school, overall. This school is the third oldest institution in the state of California offering personal training programs.

5. San Diego Miramar College

10440 Black Mountain Rd
San Diego, CA 92126-2999
(619) 388-7800

San Diego Miramar College offers one program in personal training. 12,360 students pursue degrees in 83 San Diego Miramar College programs, overall.

6. The Santa Barbara Business College - Bakersfield

5300 California Avenue
Bakersfield, CA 93309
(661) 835-1100

The Santa Barbara Business College-Bakersfield offers one program in personal training and it is near the center of the city. Overall, 972 students seek degrees in 17 Santa Barbara Business College-Bakersfield programs.

7. The Career Networks Institute

702 W Town and Country Rd
Orange, CA 92868-4710
(714) 437-9697

The Career Networks Institute, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Orange, CA and it offers one program in personal training. This vocational school is a for-profit 2-year institution.

8. Ohlone Community College

43600 Mission Blvd
Fremont, CA 94539-0390
(510) 659-6000

Founded in 1965, Ohlone Community College is a public 2-year institution. It is located in Fremont, California, where students can enjoy a rural setting. Students are offered 49 certificates and 42 degrees at the associates level by it. 11,979 students sought degrees from the 50 programs at this college in 2010. This community college offers subjects including sports medicine and law enforcement. It is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges. It is one of 98 community colleges in California.

9. The University of the Pacific

3601 Pacific Ave
Stockton, CA 95211-0197
(209) 946-2011

The University of the Pacific, which is 1.8 miles from the center of the city, is located in Stockton, CA and UOP offers one personal training program. UOP is a 4-year institution. This school is the eighth biggest institution in the state of California offering personal training in terms of programs.

10. Rio Hondo College

3600 Workman Mill Rd
Whittier, CA 90601-1616
(562) 692-0921

Rio Hondo College offers one program in personal training and this school is located in the suburbs of Whittier, California. 22,457 students pursue degrees in 75 Rio Hondo College programs, overall.

11. Glendale Community College

1500 N Verdugo Rd
Glendale, CA 91208-2894
(818) 240-1000

Glendale Community College offers two personal training programs. Of those, students are offered one personal training certificate by it and one associate's level degree in personal training. It is near the heart of downtown. Overall, 16,871 students seek degrees in 127 programs at this college. In terms of programs, it is the tenth biggest institution in the state of California offering personal training.

12. Diablo Valley College

321 Golf Club Rd
Pleasant Hill, CA 94523
(925) 685-1230

Diablo Valley College offers four personal training programs. Out of those, this college offers students two personal training certificates and two associate's level degrees in personal training. It is located in the suburbs of Pleasant Hill, California. Overall, 20,703 students pursue degrees in 109 programs at this community college. It is the ninth largest institution in the state of California offering personal training.

13. San Diego Mesa College

7250 Mesa College Dr
San Diego, CA 92111-4998
(619) 388-2604

San Diego Mesa College is near the center of the city and it offers one personal training program. It is a public 2-year institution. It ranks second in terms of enrollment in the state of California.

14. The College of the Canyons

26455 Rockwell Canyon Rd
Santa Clarita, CA 91355-1899
(661) 259-7800

The College of the Canyons is located in the suburbs of Santa Clarita, California. This school offers two personal training programs. Specifically, it offers students one certificate in personal training and one associate's level degree in personal training. It is one of 163 public post-secondary institutions in California. In terms of programs, it is the seventh largest institution in the state of California offering personal training.

15. Monterey Peninsula College

980 Fremont St
Monterey, CA 93940-4799
(831) 646-4000

Monterey Peninsula College is a public 2-year institution, founded in 1947. It is in the suburbs of Monterey, California. Students are offered 71 certificates and 71 degrees at the associates level by it. 9,674 students sought degrees from the 71 programs at this college in 2010. This community college offers subjects such as graphic design and business administration. The Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges accredits this medium-sized college. This community college is one of 98 community colleges in California.

16. Riverside City College

4800 Magnolia Avenue
Riverside, CA 92506
(951) 222-8000x8979

Riverside City College is near the heart of downtown. It offers four personal training programs. More specifically, it offers two certificates in personal training to students and two degrees at the associate's level in personal training. It is one of 98 community colleges in California. It is the fifth oldest institution in the state of California offering programs in personal training.

17. Chapman University

One University Dr.
Orange, CA 92866
(714) 997-6815

Chapman University is in the center of Orange and this school offers one personal training program. Chapman is a 4-year institution. This school is the fifth largest institution in the state of California offering personal training.

18. California State University - Fullerton

800 N State College Blvd
Fullerton, CA 92831-3599
(657) 278-2011

California State University-Fullerton is 2.3 miles from the center of the city and this school offers one personal training program. CSUF is one of 163 public post-secondary institutions in California. This school is the ninth oldest institution in the state of California offering programs in personal training.

19. Orange Coast College

2701 Fairview Road
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
(714) 432-5072

Orange Coast College, which is near the center of the city, is located in Costa Mesa, CA. It offers two personal training programs. Out of those, it offers students one personal training certificate and one associate's level degree in personal training. 24,239 students pursue degrees in 167 Orange Coast College programs, overall.

20. American River College

4700 College Oak Dr
Sacramento, CA 95841-4286
(916) 484-8011

American River College is located in the suburbs of Sacramento, California and it offers one personal training program. This college is one of 98 community colleges in California.

21. Fresno Pacific University

1717 S Chestnut Ave
Fresno, CA 93702-4709
(559) 453-2000

Fresno Pacific University is 2.5 miles from the center of the city. FPU offers two programs in personal training. Of those, students are offered one personal training degree at the bachelor's level by this small school and one master's level degree in personal training. It is a 4-year institution. This school is the sixth oldest institution in the state of California offering programs in personal training.

22. Modesto Junior College

435 College Ave
Modesto, CA 95350-5800
(209) 575-6550

Modesto Junior College is near the center of the city. It offers two programs in personal training. Of those, it offers one personal training certificate to students and one associate's level degree in personal training. This school is a public 2-year institution. It is the seventh oldest institution in the state of California offering personal training programs.

23. Point Loma Nazarene University

3900 Lomaland Dr
San Diego, CA 92106-2899
(619) 849-2200

Point Loma Nazarene University, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in San Diego, CA and Point Loma offers one personal training program. Point Loma is the fourth oldest institution in the state of California offering programs in personal training.

24. San Diego City College

1313 Park Boulevard
San Diego, CA 92101-4787
(619) 388-3400

San Diego City College is located in the center of San Diego and it offers one personal training program. It is one of 98 community colleges in California. This college is the fourth oldest institution in the state of California offering personal training programs.

25. Southwestern College

900 Otay Lakes Rd
Chula Vista, CA 91910-7299
(619) 482-6550

Southwestern College is in the suburbs of Chula Vista, California and this college offers one personal training program. It is one of 98 community colleges in California.

26. Solano Community College

4000 Suisun Valley Rd
Fairfield, CA 94534-3197
(707) 864-7000

Solano Community College offers two programs in personal training. Out of those, students are offered one certificate in personal training by it and one associate's level personal training degree. It is located in Fairfield, California, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It is a public 2-year institution.

27. Cerritos College

11110 Alondra Blvd
Norwalk, CA 90650-6298
(562) 860-2451

Cerritos College is in the suburbs of Norwalk, California. It offers four personal training programs. Out of those, students are offered two certificates in personal training by it and two associate's level degrees in personal training. It is a public 2-year institution.

28. Irvine Valley College

5500 Irvine Center Drive
Irvine, CA 92618-0301
(949) 451-5100

Irvine Valley College offers one program in personal training and this college is 1.0 miles from the heart of downtown. Overall, 14,037 students seek degrees in 105 Irvine Valley College programs.

29. Fullerton College

321 E Chapman Avenue
Fullerton, CA 92832-2095
(714) 992-7000

Fullerton College offers two personal training programs. Out of those, it offers one certificate in personal training to students and one degree at the associate's level in personal training. This community college is located in the center of Fullerton. 22,562 students seek degrees in 159 programs at this community college, overall. It is the ninth largest institution in the state of California offering personal training in terms of programs.

30. Foothill College

12345 El Monte Rd
Los Altos Hills, CA 94022
(650) 949-7777

Founded in 1957, Foothill College is a public 2-year institution. It is located in the suburbs of Los Altos Hills, California. This school offers students 77 certificates and 73 degrees at the associates level. In 2010, 17,474 students sought degrees from the 79 programs at this large school. It offers subjects including healthcare and acting. This school is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges. It is one of 163 public post-secondary institutions in California.

31. California Baptist University

8432 Magnolia Ave
Riverside, CA 92504-3297
(951) 689-5771

California Baptist University, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Riverside, CA and this school offers one personal training program. 4,715 students pursue degrees in 58 California Baptist University programs, overall. It ranks first in terms of enrollment in the state of California.

32. California State University - Long Beach

1250 Bellflower Blvd
Long Beach, CA 90840-0115
(562) 985-4111

California State University-Long Beach is near the center of the city and it offers one program in personal training. This university is one of 28 research universities in California. In terms of programs, it is the second biggest institution in the state of California offering personal training.

33. Moorpark College

7075 Campus Rd
Moorpark, CA 93021-1695
(805) 378-1400

Founded in 1963, Moorpark College is a public 2-year institution. It is located in the suburbs of Moorpark, California. It offers subjects such as design and art. This big school offers students 48 certificates and 48 degrees at the associates level. 15,479 students sought degrees from the 50 programs at this school in 2010. It is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges. It is one of 163 public post-secondary institutions in California.

34. Canada College

4200 Farm Hill Blvd.
Redwood City, CA 94061-1099
(650) 306-3100

Canada College offers two personal training programs. Out of those, this college offers students one personal training certificate and one personal training degree at the associate's level. It is in the suburbs of Redwood City, California. It is a public 2-year institution. This community college is the fifth biggest institution in the state of California offering personal training in terms of programs.

35. The Vanguard University of Southern California

55 Fair Dr
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
(714) 556-3610

The Vanguard University of Southern California offers one personal training program and this school, which is near the center of the city, is located in Costa Mesa, CA. VU is the fifth oldest institution in the state of California offering programs in personal training.

36. The College of the Sequoias

915 S Mooney Blvd
Visalia, CA 93277-2214
(559) 730-3700

The College of the Sequoias offers two personal training programs. Of those, it offers students one certificate in personal training and one degree at the associate's level in personal training. This community college, which is near the center of the city, is in Visalia, CA. This community college is a public 2-year institution.

37. MiraCosta College

One Barnard Drive
Oceanside, CA 92056-3899
(760) 757-2121

MiraCosta College is located in the suburbs of Oceanside, California and it offers one personal training program. This community college is a public 2-year institution.

38. California State University - Northridge

18111 Nordhoff St
Northridge, CA 91330
(818) 677-1200

California State University-Northridge offers one personal training program and CSUN is in the center of Northridge. 35,272 students seek degrees in 110 programs at CSUN, overall. CSUN is the eighth oldest institution in the state of California offering personal training programs.

39. San Joaquin Delta College

5151 Pacific Ave
Stockton, CA 95207
(209) 954-5151

San Joaquin Delta College offers one program in personal training and this college, which is 3.0 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Stockton, CA. It is a public 2-year institution.

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