Professional Organizations and Certifications in Exercise Science

 A degree is not enough these days to attain the level of professional credentialing needed to compete. There are key organizations and certifications that help you rise to the top. Depending on your interest area, there are a variety of credentials. You can also check this link for some credentialing information.

Clinical Exercise Science -Related Organizations Health Fitness Related Organizations Group Exercise and Fitness Related Organizations
American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) American Council on Exercise (ACE)
American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR) National Academy of Sports Medicine  National Academy of Sports Medicine
American Society of Exercise Physiologists National Strength and Conditioning Association Aerobics and Fitness Association of America
Clinical Exercise Physiology Association American Society of Exercise Physiologists

Key Certifications
Clinical Exercise Science Health Fitness, Sport Performance Group Exercise and "other"
ACSM Certified Clinical Exercise Physiologist ACSM Certified Exercise Physiologistt ACE Group Fitness Instructor
ACSM Registered Clinical Exercise Physiologist NSCA Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist
AACVPR Certified Cardiac Rehabilitation Professional NSCA Tactical Strength and Conditioning Facilitator USA Weightlifting Level 1 Certification (Sports Performance)