School of Health and Wellness

Have you experienced your own health transformation in life? Maybe you’re passionate about helping others become their best through the positive impact of health and wellness. Regardless of what inspires you, at Bryan University, you have the opportunity to inspire others through a successful fitness career.

The Personal Trainer Diploma and Exercise Specialist Associate of Applied Science Degree can help you gain the knowledge and expertise to pursue certification through the American Council on Exercise (ACE).

Our programs are designed to give you a strong foundation of health and wellness knowledge and to prepare you for the personal trainer certification exam, so you can move forward with your fitness career and apply your skills to the real world.

And at Bryan, your high-quality training can turn into a high-quality career.

Download our Guide to Health & Wellness at Bryan University - Inside you'll find detailed information about the program, possible careers, and testimonials from past students!

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Faculty Spotlight
  • Trish Scott, BS, ACE Personal Trainer, Cycle Reebok, TRX, Silver Sneakers Certified Instructor (Instructor)
  • Dr. Michael Thomas, PhD, Health and Human Performance (Instructor)

The Health and Wellness Training
Paths Offered at Bryan University

Personal Trainer Diploma at Bryan University
Personal Trainer Diploma

As a personal trainer, you’ll work one-on-one with clients to help them achieve their fitness and nutritional goals. The training you receive at Bryan will teach you how to motivate clients to get results, the physiology of exercise and how to work different muscle groups, and the right diet for a healthy, active lifestyle.

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Exercise Specialist Associate of Applied Science Degree at Bryan University
Exercise Science Associate of Applied Science Degree

If you’re interested in exercise and nutrition and enjoy helping others lead a healthier lifestyle, you can earn the specialized training and skills from Bryan to educate others. With an Exercise Specialist Associate of Applied Science degree, you can learn to work one-on-one with clients to help them learn how to get and stay fit, track their progress and more.

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Exercise, Nutrition, and Health Promotion at Bryan University
Exercise, Nutrition, and Health Promotion Bachelor of Science Degree

The Exercise, Nutrition and Health Promotion Bachelor Degree Program will provide the student with the skills necessary to plan, develop and implement physical fitness and health programs for individuals, organizations and communities.

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Why Our Programs Are Different

At Bryan, you will gain a strong understanding of health and wellness from experienced instructors and learn how to apply those skills to the real world. Because here, we prepare you for a career.

As a career training institution, Bryan’s goal is to provide you with courses that directly relate to your field of study, providing relevant information, skills and knowledge.

Bryan is committed to providing you with the individualized attention you desire, all the way from the admissions process to trainers and staff dedicated to mentoring and encouraging student development. You’ll have support from career services beginning your first day and continuing through to after you’ve completed one of our Health and Wellness programs.

When you become a Health and Wellness student at Bryan, here’s what you can expect:

  • Be prepared to begin your career in as few as 40 weeks
  • Gain knowledge in office and records management, software management, lifestyle and health, nutrition and athletic training
  • Understand the legal and business requirements of the fitness industry

Take the First Step Toward Your Fitness Career

Ready to turn your passion into career? Then it all starts right here.

Study after study shows how important exercise is to a person’s overall health and well-being. If you are passionate about cultivating a healthy lifestyle, and have a desire to share this knowledge with others, then a fitness career is for you.

At Bryan University, you can gain the skills you need to prepare for the personal trainer certification exam and enter the workforce ready to help others get on track with their health and wellness. In less than a year, your fitness career goal can be your career reality.

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