American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)

 


ACSM

American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)

More information: www.certification.acsm.org

American College of Sports Medicine was the first organization to start certifying fitness professionals and many times considered the Gold Standard of certifications around the world. The American College of Sports Medicine is a great way to go!

Mission: “The American College of Sports Medicine promotes and integrates scientific research, education, and practical applications of sports medicine and exercise science to maintain and enhance physical performance, fitness, health, and quality of life. American College of Sports Medicine is dedicated to generating and disseminating knowledge concerning the motivation, responses, adaptations, and health aspects of persons engaged in sport and exercise.”

Requirements:

  • Must be 18 years or older
  • CPR/AED certified
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Gym experience

Costs:

  • Non-members exam: $280.00
  • Study materials: $135.00 up to $800.00
Starting Costs Exam Voucher (months) Exam Duration (hours) Cert. Duration (yrs) Starting Recert Fee Hours for recert
ACSM $415 12 2.5 3 $30 45
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