There are schools offering personal training certifications in California!
Schools Offering Personal Training Programs in California
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Around 0.0% of California's graduates graduate from personal training degree programs every year. In other words, every year an estimated 331 personal trainers graduate from California's 39 personal training schools.
Chapman University, which is located in Orange, is the top-ranked school in California that has a personal training program. It received a ranking of 28th in the country in 2010. In 2010, 17 students graduated from Chapman University's personal training program. Students at Chapman University paid $38,524 per year in tuition fees.
University of the Pacific, which was ranked 33rd nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in California that has a personal training program. It is located in Stockton. In 2010, University of the Pacific graduated 5 students from its personal training program. The tuition rate at University of the Pacific was $34,100 per year.
The third-ranked school in California that has a personal training program is Fresno Pacific University. Fresno Pacific University, which was ranked 37th in the country in 2010, is located in Fresno. In 2010, Fresno Pacific University graduated 26 students from its personal training programs. Tuition at Fresno Pacific University was $23,898 per year.
Tuition at California's personal training schools ranges from $38,524 per year to $624 per year. But, the average tuition is $6,100 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at California personal training schools were charged at the following schools:
- Chapman University - located in Orange, students are charged $38,524 per year
- University of the Pacific - located in Stockton, students are charged $34,100 per year
- University of La Verne - located in La Verne, students are charged $29,800 per year
The personal training schools that charged the lowest tuition rates in California were:
- San Joaquin Delta College - located in Stockton, students are charged $624 per year
- American River College - located in Sacramento, students are charged $644 per year
- Fullerton College - located in Fullerton, students are charged $656 per year
A personal training degree from a California school... what next?
Most people who graduate from personal training school in California go on to work as a personal trainer. California had 26,780 personal trainers in 2010. In California, the largest numbers of personal trainers work in the following counties:
- Los Angeles County - 6,170 personal trainers
- Marin County - 3,130 personal trainers
- San Diego County - 2,410 personal trainers
The government projects that by 2018, the number of personal trainers in the state of California will grow to 40,400. This would require a 27% growth in the profession.
On average, a personal trainer earns a salary of $42,370 per year in California state. But, salaries for personal trainers can vary. In 2010, personal trainers made as little as less than $17,490 per year or as much as more than $78,630 per year in California. On average a personal trainer earns the most in the following California counties:
- Marin County - $54,150 per year
- San Benito County - $50,810 per year
- Alameda County - $46,320 per year
The California counties with the lowest average salary for personal trainers are:
- Sutter County - $21,780 per year
- Shasta County - $28,140 per year
- Merced County - $32,340 per year
For more data regarding a career in personal training in California and to compare salaries with various related fields such as physical therapy assisting or physical therapy, take a look at the graphs and charts below.
Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.
- Associate's Degree in Personal Training in California
- Bachelor's Degree in Personal Training in California
- Master's Degree in Personal Training in California
- Certificate in Personal Training in California
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|Distance||School||City||State||Rating||Acceptance Rate||Student Population|
|7,776 miles from location||Riverside Community College||Riverside||CA||15.8854||n/a||36,586|
|7,805 miles from location||California State University-Fullerton||Fullerton||CA||36.6289||24%||36,262|
|7,820 miles from location||California State University-Long Beach||Long Beach||CA||40.6226||23%||35,557|
|7,883 miles from location||American River College||Sacramento||CA||15.4069||n/a||35,413|
|7,833 miles from location||California State University-Northridge||Northridge||CA||31.9561||27%||35,198|
|7,811 miles from location||Orange Coast College||Costa Mesa||CA||19.3061||n/a||25,316|
|7,786 miles from location||San Diego Mesa College||San Diego||CA||15.0493||n/a||23,211|
|7,807 miles from location||Fullerton College||Fullerton||CA||17.0593||n/a||22,469|
|7,811 miles from location||Rio Hondo College||Whittier||CA||14.8367||n/a||22,432|
|7,936 miles from location||Diablo Valley College||Pleasant Hill||CA||17.2076||n/a||21,951|
|7,817 miles from location||Cerritos College||Norwalk||CA||14.3203||n/a||21,776|
|7,779 miles from location||Southwestern College||Chula Vista||CA||16.965||n/a||21,597|
|7,832 miles from location||College of the Canyons||Valencia||CA||15.1196||n/a||21,575|
|7,873 miles from location||Sierra College||Rocklin||CA||19.1068||n/a||20,688|
|7,898 miles from location||San Joaquin Delta College||Stockton||CA||16.8338||n/a||20,223|
|7,890 miles from location||Modesto Junior College||Modesto||CA||14.2493||n/a||18,410|
|7,954 miles from location||Foothill College||Los Altos||CA||21.5152||n/a||18,293|
|7,787 miles from location||San Diego City College||San Diego||CA||12.0991||n/a||18,074|
|7,818 miles from location||Glendale Community College||Glendale||CA||16.4257||n/a||16,781|
|7,849 miles from location||Moorpark College||Moorpark||CA||19.4776||n/a||16,393|
|7,946 miles from location||Chabot College||Hayward||CA||14.9806||n/a||15,375|
|7,786 miles from location||MiraCosta College||Oceanside||CA||17.1854||n/a||13,537|
|7,832 miles from location||College of the Sequoias||Visalia||CA||12.9685||n/a||13,322|
|7,803 miles from location||Irvine Valley College||Irvine||CA||16.7265||n/a||13,294|
|7,932 miles from location||Solano Community College||Fairfield||CA||15.9371||n/a||12,222|
|7,939 miles from location||Ohlone Community College||Fremont||CA||14.992||n/a||11,695|
|7,781 miles from location||San Diego Miramar College||San Diego||CA||15.902||n/a||11,584|
|7,961 miles from location||Monterey Peninsula College||Monterey||CA||13.0473||n/a||9,578|
|7,795 miles from location||University of La Verne||La Verne||CA||61.7321||31%||7,482|
|7,959 miles from location||Canada College||Redwood City||CA||12.0827||n/a||7,280|
|7,897 miles from location||University of the Pacific||Stockton||CA||67.1147||14%||6,401|
|7,805 miles from location||Chapman University||Orange||CA||72.3395||30%||6,398|
|7,779 miles from location||California Baptist University||Riverside||CA||59.9314||45%||4,103|
|7,792 miles from location||Point Loma Nazarene University||San Diego||CA||32.8387||29%||3,487|
|7,845 miles from location||Fresno Pacific University||Fresno||CA||63.0214||69%||2,668|
|7,810 miles from location||Vanguard University of Southern California||Costa Mesa||CA||26.3513||43%||1,923|
|7,839 miles from location||Santa Barbara Business College||Bakersfield||CA||20.3916||100%||737|
|7,809 miles from location||Career Networks Institute||Orange||CA||27.0637||n/a||712|
|7,922 miles from location||Santa Barbara Business College||Santa Maria||CA||27.5213||100%||293|
Curious what studying Personal Training gets you?
Check out the different options and how they're looking in California
|Rank||Profession||Employment Number||Avg Salary||Job Growth (past 5 yrs)|
|Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors +||26,780||$42,370||9.9%|
|Athletic Trainers +||870||$47,860||8.8%|
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