Build Your Future in Physical Education

The Physical Education Programs are designed to educate students who are interested in entering the fitness industry or for those who are interested in coaching, exercise training and fitness training. Students gain the most current skills and knowledge to excel in their chosen career path, whether that be as a dance teacher, a personal trainer, or a Pilates instructor.

For additional information, visit the Fullerton College Physical Education Website.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Certificate – Dance Teaching
  • Certificate – Personal Trainer
  • Certificate – Pilates


The cost is $46 per unit. Non-resident tuition: $258 per unit PLUS enrollment fees (Non-Resident Tuition includes $19.00 Capital Outlay fee per Ed Code 76141).

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Certificate completion depends on program unit requirements and whether student is enrolled full-time or part-time.

For information on jobs in this industry sector and their median annual salaries visit:

Career opportunities include:  

Dance Teaching

  • Dance Instructor

Personal Trainer

  • Fitness trainers
  • Fitness specialists
  • Aerobics instructors
  • Group exercise Instructors


  • Pilates Instructor

Students typically find employment at fitness facilities, gyms and studios.

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Fullerton College offers a robust selection of programs, including over 140 Career and Technical Education options for anyone interested in advancing in a profession, or seeking training for new career opportunities.  With guidance from seasoned instructors at Fullerton College, learn and engage in the college’s modern facilities, gain the skills and knowledge to succeed, and thrive in today’s
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“Fullerton College has one of the best Pilates programs! After graduating from the program, I got a job immediately teaching Pilates. All of the instructors are beyond amazing. They are recognized throughout the Pilates community for being excellent teachers. The teachers are always willing to learn and teach new and exciting Pilates curriculum.”

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