The Cooper Institute

Founded in 1970 by the "Father of Aerobics"
Kenneth H. Cooper MD, MPH

The Cooper Institute's Certified Personal Trainer Exam

Exam Registration & Prices


The Cooper Institute Certified Personal Trainer (CI-CPT) exam in standardized format is available in Pearson VUE professional testing centers across the U.S., Mexico, Canada, Brazil, the Virgin Islands, and U.S. Military Testing Centers worldwide.


Exam Price: $289

Retest Price: $195

Call CI at 1-800-635-7050 for a discount voucher before scheduling a retest with Pearson Vue

Transfers and Cancellations

Exam fees are non-refundable for transfers and cancellations requested within 24 hours of your scheduled exam appointment. Exam fees are non-refundable if you do not show for your exam appointment. Call 1-877-383-2901 to change or cancel an exam date.

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What You Need To Register


  1. 18 years of age or older
  2. Current adult Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) with hands-on training*
    *Online CPR courses are not accepted.  International CPR is accepted from a recommended CPR provider in the country your exam is administered.  See the CI-CPT Candidate Guide for more details.

Please Note: Register under the name shown on your photo ID and CPR card. These documents must match the registration name or you will not be admitted to the exam. Exam fees are non-refundable 24 hours before the exam time.

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