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Help more people. Make more money. Be the Go-To Expert. As a Master Trainer, you will demonstrate a balanced knowledge of fitness and nutrition, and a depth of expertise across many areas of fitness. Open your career path up to new possibilities as you establish yourself among the best.

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Top 4 Reasons to Become an ISSA Certified Master Trainer

  • Reach more people as a presenter, speaker or expert on TV, radio or at conferences as an industry expert.
  • Be known as having deep knowledge and expertise in fitness, fitness nutrition and coaching to help individuals or small or large groups to reach their health goals.
  • Be able to work with many or all special populations and help even the toughest client's get results.
  • Earn more money per hour and be more available to get staff positions

What is an ISSA Master Trainer?

One of the biggest questions new personal trainers have is how do I advance my career? How do I demonstrate to the world that I am among the best?

ISSA's Master Trainer program is designed to answer those questions by fully equipping graduates with a comprehensive foundation of both the science and practice of personal training, fitness nutrition, and fitness programming for special populations.

The curriculum prepares graduates to properly:

  • Assess, train, and motivate the general population
  • Coach clients on fitness nutrition
  • Guide clients with chronic conditions
  • Coach athletes, youth, and seniors

Successful professionals in the medical and health communities need specializations to grow their practices and their impact in the world. As a personal trainer you can grow your practice and attract more clients at higher rates by demonstrating your knowledge, skills and abilities.


How the ISSA Master Trainer Certification Works

Right now is the best time to enroll in your Personal Training Certification program and hone your expertise with any of our numerous specializations. In the ISSA Master Trainer Program, you'll be recognized as among the Elite of all personal trainers. Here's how it works:

  • 1

    Become a Certified Personal Trainer

    Study and become a Certified Personal Trainer by passing the ISSA Certified Personal Training Course as the core requirement.

  • 2

    Become an ISSA Certified Nutritionist

    Study and become an ISSA Certified Nutritionist by passing the ISSA Nutrition Certification Course as the second requirement.

  • 3

    Pass 4 Additional Specialized Certifications

    Select, pass and earn four certifications in any one of the ISSA Certification Specializations and you will achieve ISSA Master Trainer status.

    CPR/First Aid is not eligible as a specialization for leveling up.


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Available Specializations

In order to become an ISSA Master Trainer, the candidate must successfully receive your ISSA Personal Trainer, Nutrition Certifications, and any FOUR of the following specialization certifications. In addition, the candidate must have up-to-date CPR/First Aid Certification:

What You'll Learn While Becoming a Master Trainer

When you receive your Master Trainer Certification, you've demonstrated a level of knowledge and accumulated the skills to differentiate yourself from other personal trainers.

  • The science and practice of personal training
  • Nutrition coaching
  • Fitness programming for special populations
  • How to properly assess, train, and motivate the general population
  • Guide clients needing fitness nutrition coaching
  • Deep understanding of a specific population (e.g., athletes, youth, and seniors, those with chronic conditions) or a specific functional area (e.g., group fitness, bodybuilding)

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Hear how ISSA has helped students like you

The exam was very comprehensive and the fact that it was self-paced made it very easy for a full time father like myself.

Brody McMurrian

Being apart of ISSA has brought me so many opportunities and will continue to do so.

Lauren Hoffmann

ISSA has brought a strong root into my life that keeps leading me towards success.

Lindley Zama

I am more to thank the ISSA for giving me the opportunity to live my dreamed passion in a extraordinary fashion.

Gabriel Garcia

My experience with ISSA was amazing. I was so impressed with the online self-study program and how it was organized. I was equally impressed with the staff support, knowledge and integrity!

Yvonne Roth

ISSA has given me new knowledge and helped me become a more confident and skilled instructor for seniors.

Pehr Torells

This is something I am proud of, not only in my personal accomplishments, but in being able to help others do the same.

Larry Wassinger

...it was the most comprehensive program with a solid foundation in all the aspects of nutrition that I needed for my practice.

Molly Edwards

I am a certified personal trainer. Now I am free to make money doing what I love more than anything, helping others reach the happy, healthy state that I have.

Nickolas Lollar

I'm so happy and proud that I chose this institute for my study to the CFT because their material gave me a lot of information and experience that I didn't know it before.

Ali Al-Noori

As the coursework progressed I began seeing my clients through a different perspective and i firmly believe that ISSA is responsible to give me this sense of professionalism and belonging!

Danees Kazi

First impressions that I received from ISSA compared to other institutions I viewed, could not even be compared.

Byron Funck

MONEY BACK RISK FREE JOB PROMISE

You Will Find a Job as a Personal Trainer or You'll Get Your Money Back

We promise you'll find a job as a personal trainer or we'll give you a no-hassle, full refund. Here's all you need to do:

1

You complete the course and earn your ISSA certification

2

You apply for a job at three gyms in the USA within 60 days

3

You meet the gym's basic requirements

(background check, drug test, available to work in the USA)

That's it. You'll get a job. And we can even help you find one. Partner gyms also post jobs for ISSA graduates on our Student Portal, including:

24 Hour Fitness Lifetime Fitness Urban Active Fitness Curves Bally Total Fitness Equinox Powerhouse Gym Snap Fitness

Take your personal trainer career where you want it to go!

We offer the following options to level up your career as a personal trainer.

LEVEL 1

Certified Personal Trainer (CPT) Learn More

LEVEL 2

Certified Coach Learn More

LEVEL 3

Elite Trainer (E-CPT) Learn More

LEVEL 4

Master Trainer (M-CPT)

All ISSA certifications count as credits towards our Associates Degree in our College

Turn your passion for health and fitness into a degree. We have designed all of our certifications to count towards credits in the ISSA College towards your Associates Degree in Exercise Science. Get certified today and check out the ISSA College to see if a degree with us is in your future.

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