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Summary of Certification Statistics

This information is currently provided, and will continue to be made available in the future, as one of the requirements of obtaining and maintaining accreditation by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA).

ACSM Credential

2013 Candidates

2013 Pass Rate

ACSM Certified Personal Trainer314161%
ACSM Certified Health Fitness Specialist172057%
ACSM Certified Clinical Exercise Specialist38746%
ACSM Registered Clinical Exercise Physiologist21143%

ACSM Credential

2012 Candidates

2012 Pass Rate

ACSM Certified Personal Trainer428569%
ACSM Certified Health Fitness Specialist230759%
ACSM Certified Clinical Exercise Specialist55844%
ACSM Registered Clinical Exercise Physiologist19941%

ACSM Credential

2011 Candidates

2011 Pass Rate

ACSM Certified Personal Trainer386768%
ACSM Certified Health Fitness Specialist253760%
ACSM Certified Clinical Exercise Specialist50739%
ACSM Registered Clinical Exercise Physiologist18241%


ACSM Credential

Currently Certified*

ACSM Certified Personal Trainer13,530
ACSM Certified Health Fitness Specialist11,215
ACSM Certified Clinical Exercise Specialist3,091
ACSM Registered Clinical Exercise Physiologist922

*as of December 31, 2013

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