Become a Personal Trainer

Do you enjoy helping others reach their fitness goals? Are you passionate about fitness and wellness?

Become a Personal Trainer with Radford University! 

Now accepting certified applicants. Apply at

Register for PT Prep Course - ESHE 496 (CRN 12218) for the Fall 2016 semester!

2 academic credits | T/Th 3:30-4:20pm | 38% off of the ACE-CPT Exam

This course is designed to give students the knowledge and understanding necessary to prepare for the ACE Personal Trainer Certification Exam and become effective personal trainers. This course presents the ACE Integrated Fitness Training™ Model as a comprehensive system for designing individualized programs based on each client’s unique health, fitness, and goals.  The information covered by this course and the ACE IFT Model will help students learn how to facilitate rapport, adherence, self-efficacy and behavior change in clients, as well as design programs that help clients to improve posture, movement, flexibility, balance, core function, cardiorespiratory fitness, and muscular endurance and strength.

Please e-mail Liz Greenlee at for more information.


ACE® Personal Trainer Certification - Roanoke, VA

There are hundreds of personal trainer certification options on the market, but only one rooted in 30 years of science-based research from ACE, the world's largest nonprofit health and fitness certification organization. Only one is built on the foundation of our ACE Integrated Fitness Training®Model, created to help health and fitness professionals deliver the type of individualized programs people need to adopt long-term, healthy behaviors.

Register for an exam.

Multiple dates available

Roanoke Higher Education Center, 108 N. Jefferson St., Roanoke, VA 24016