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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 

2016 Candidates

2016 Pass Rate

ACSM Certified Personal Trainer 5,389 53%
ACSM Certified Exercise Physiologist  3,292 41%
ACSM Certified Clinical Exercise Physiologist  681 35%
ACSM Registered Clinical Exercise Physiologist  224 38%

ACSM Credential 

2015 Candidates

2015 Pass Rate

ACSM Certified Personal Trainer 5,270 53%
ACSM Certified Exercise Physiologist 3,112 43%
ACSM Certified Clinical Exercise Physiologist  592 33%
ACSM Registered Clinical Exercise Physiologist 203 38%

 

ACSM Credential

2014 Candidates

2014 Pass Rate

ACSM Certified Personal Trainer 5152 55%
ACSM Certified Exercise Physiologist 2752 43%
ACSM Certified Clinical Exercise Physiologist 569 38%
ACSM Registered Clinical Exercise Physiologist 199 36%

 

ACSM Credential

Currently Certified*

ACSM Certified Personal Trainer 15,947
ACSM Certified Exercise Physiologist 11,319
ACSM Certified Clinical Exercise Physiologist 3,120
ACSM Registered Clinical Exercise Physiologist 1,048

*as of October 25, 2016

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