Go to main ACSM site
|   Schedule Your Exam   |   Find a Pro   |   FAQs   |   Contact Us

In order to earn your Exercise is Medicine Credential, your current fitness professional certification must be an NCCA-accredited or ISO17024-based exercise professional certification from an organization below. Note that not all certifications at the following organizations are NCCA-accredited. To double-check your certification, utilize the Fitness & Wellness accreditation search here.

  • Academy of Applied Personal Training (AAPTE)
  • ACTION Certification (ACTION)
  • American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)
  • American Council on Exercise (ACE)
  • Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches association (CSCCa)
  • CrossFit - Certified CrossFit Level 3 Trainer (CF-L3)
  • International Fitness Professionals Association (IFPA)
  • National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM)
  • National Council on Strength and Fitness (NCSF)
  • National Exercise and Sports Trainers Association (NESTA)
  • National Exercise Trainers Association (NETA)
  • National Federation of Professional Trainers (NFPT)
  • National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA)
  • Pilates Method Alliance (PMA)
  • PTA Global, Inc. (PTA Global, Inc.)
  • The Cooper Institute (CI)


Go to main ACSM site Find a Pro FAQs Contact Us