Body Design University will help you Launch or Grow your Personal Training business/career in 10 Weeks!

Body Design University will give you the education, skills, and confidence needed to become an industry-leading Personal Trainer! Founded in 2002, over 1,000 students graduated from our intense, hands-on course and have become top Personal Trainers in the world.

Beyond your average online or “self-study only” certification, Body Design University is an elite hands-on Personal Training business school designed for veteran and aspiring personal trainers. Our goal is to develop the best Personal Trainers in the world – not simply certify them. We learn best by doing.

This course will also prepare you to sit for the American Council on Exercise (ACE) or National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) certification exam. The Course includes 96 hours of intense classroom instruction plus supervised internship time with successful personal trainers working in the industry.

Become an Industry-leading Personal Trainer

  • Online self-paced and Live in-person Courses Available
  • Exercise Science, Advanced Nutrition, Strategic Business, Human Behavior, and Customer Experience

BDU Graduates Will Receive Two Credentials:

  • 96 Hour Certificate of Completion in Personal Training. This requires no upkeep of Continuing Education Courses (CEC’s) and never expires. Many in the Personal Training industry claim this as the highest level of practical and business education one can receive.
  • ACE-CPT Certification or NASM-CPT Certification. The NCCA accredited Certification combined with the BDU Certificate of Completion will prepare you to be one of the most qualified Personal Trainers in the industry.


According to graduates, an NCCA certification, combined with hands-on training at Body Design University, affords an average higher income than other Personal Trainer Courses.

Course Completion Prepares and Qualifies you to:

Practice as a Personal Trainer Online and in Health Clubs, Vacation Resorts, Spas, Private Practices, Fitness Centers, Corporate Programs, Hotels, Country Clubs, Cruise Ships, and Athletic Teams.