A Leading Personal Training School In New York & Boston

Why choose AAPT?

Because we’re the only school to include NASM exam preparation in our curriculum and the NASM exam fee in our tuition.

Get three certificates in three months for one price: the AAPT Certificate and two NASM Certifications after you pass the NASM exam.

AAPT’s hands-on curriculum combines equal amounts of classroom and practical instruction, conducted on-site with our experienced faculty. This style of learning enables students to develop confidence and aptitude in not only the science and business of personal training, but also in the everyday, practical aspects of the job.

First US Personal Trainer School to Receive US Department of Education Recognition

In 2011, AAPT became the first US personal training school to receive US Department of Education recognition as a nationally accredited institution and continues to lead the charge toward higher standards and better opportunities in fitness education.

Course content

The AAPT course of study is focused on preparing students to work one-on-one with clients in a variety of settings. Graduates have a solid foundation in exercise science, training adaptations, and exercise prescription that far exceeds current standards in the industry.

Fulfilling student potential

At AAPT, our primary objective is to bring students to a level of competency that qualifies them for both initial employment and for sustained success and career advancement as fitness professionals. We strive to fulfill this objective by realizing the individual potential of each student in a supportive and challenging learning environment. To ensure the best possible mentorship, we have recruited a faculty team that has met rigorous academic and professional requirements. They are seasoned professionals who also love to teach just as much as they love fitness.

Regulatory oversight and memberships

Our success as a school is measured by the success of our graduates. Likewise, the needs of the fitness community determine the objectives of our curriculum. So how do we ensure that we’re doing a good job? In addition to the direct feedback we get from our students, alumni and employer network, these regulatory bodies help to keep us on track:

  • Council on Occupational Education

    Accredits AAPT nationally as a school that meets the highest standard of quality in career and technical education; Reviews AAPT’s accreditation annually to assure those standards are maintained and the fitness industry’s growing need for highly trained professionals continues to be met.

  • Departments of Education

    Licenses AAPT to operate occupational schools in the states of New York and Massachusetts.

  • AAPT’s Occupational Advisory Committee (AAPT OAC)

    Provides AAPT with industry-specific guidance to ensure that the school mission and coursework remain relevant and up-to-date according to current practices and standards in personal training.

  • AAPT’s Institutional Advisory Committee (AAPT IAC)

    Provides AAPT with community-specific guidance to ensure that the school objectives are appropriate to meet the local employment needs of the community.

  • Better Business Bureau

    Accredits AAPT as a business that demonstrates fair, honest, reliable, transparent and responsive business practices.

Personal Training Certification Schools in NYC

As one of the leading personal training certification schools in the area, we feel that the secret of our success lies in the fact that we equip our students with far more than simply a basic fitness qualification. Not only are our qualifications some of the best you’ll find anywhere, we also spend a considerable amount of time ensuring that you have the right skills and knowledge to get the job you want and to build your career into a successful one.

One of the Leading Fitness Trainer School Options in NYC

We aim to offer every student a customized experience that’s geared around enabling them to achieve their preferred outcomes. Whether you envisage being self-employed or working at one of the numerous fitness facilities in the local area, we equip you with the skills you need to get where you want to go. Our school works with a range of other partners to ensure every student benefits from an excellent training opportunity.

Fitness Trainer School in Boston

Our school is committed to providing training that gives every student a solid basis on which to move forward. Designed to minimize the length of time it takes to get trained without compromising on the quality of the tuition that you receive, our courses are suitable for anyone that wants the right skills to embark on a high-caliber career in the fitness industry. We are dedicated not only to ensuring students obtain their qualifications successfully, but also that they end up on a career path that’s right for them. To find out more about our courses, call us at (212) 242-2278 (NYC) or (617) 267-2278 (Boston).