ACE educates, certifies and represents more than 90,000 health and fitness professionals, health coaches, and other healthcare professionals who have made movement their mission. We are the largest certifier in health and fitness, offering four certifications, accredited by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA), the gold standard in the United States for assessing professional competence, and numerous specialties aimed at helping health and exercise professionals lead special populations. Our education is centered around the ACE Mover Method, our philosophy on facilitating behavior change to empower people to make healthier lifestyle choices.
NCCA Accredited Certifications
The ACE Certification process in 5 steps
Step-by-step instructions on how to move your career forward.
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Exam Candidate Handbook
Explore the ins-and-outs of our certification and recertification exams with this easily-digestible handbook.Download
Movement is universal, and often times personal. In many cases, movement requires a unique and individual approach. ACE’s specialist programs offer health and fitness professionals as well as healthcare providers the opportunity to move special populations across a variety of disciplines through a focused approach.