Fitness Management & Personal Training

Challenge others, push yourself

Major in Fitness Management and Personal Training

When you major in Fitness Management and Personal Training, you'll gain an in-depth knowledge of movement, physical activity programming, and nutrition. You'll work with real clients and build your knowledge through research projects, internships, and opportunities to study abroad.

Graduates from this program are getting the country in shape at clinics, health and fitness clubs, community centers, nursing homes, hospitals, sports organizations, and businesses nationwide. They have the power to change lives through their jobs as personal trainers, health coaches, and fitness directors at every level.

And the career track has double rewards. While you're helping others live well, you're also helping yourself—daily exercise is part of the job.

Explore the FMPT curriculum

Work with adults and children

In our community clinics, you'll teach fitness classes, give fitness evaluations, or help children with disabilities to develop coordination, confidence, and self-esteem.

Research with the best

You'll have the opportunity to participate in undergraduate research, mentored by outstanding faculty who are experts in the field.

Intern in Indy

Internships are waiting for you all over downtown Indianapolis. You'll train your own clients and make incredible connections in the field.