ACSM Certification

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American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) credentialing is the most respected in the health and fitness industry. Viewed as the best measure of competence of sports medicine and health and fitness professionals, it requires a high level of knowledge and skills. ACSM Certified Professionals make a difference around the globe every day — improving lives whether they're personalizing a workout, leading a community health initiative or making rounds in a clinic. Achieve ACSM certification so you can gain the credibility that you need to pursue a lifelong career in the health and fitness industry.



The ACSM/ACS Certified Cancer Exercise Trainer and ACSM/NCHPAD Certified Inclusive Fitness Trainer specialty certifications are moving to online, assessment-based certificate courses. The last delivery date of the specialty certification exams is May 31, 2023 with Pearson VUE.

The new inclusive fitness trainer course is now available. The new cancer exercise trainer course will be available by late summer 2023.

ACSM Membership Program Discount

ACSM offers a 20% discount on exam to professional and alliance members. Exam member pricing may be found on each respective credential’s web page under “Exam FAQs.” To receive a member discount, contact ACSM with your membership ID number to receive a voucher code. Call 317-637-9200 or email

Last updated 2023-06-12