We exist to make a lasting impact
At ACE, our mission is simple. Every day, we work to empower people to live their most fit lives. We do that by creating an army of highly qualified Personal Trainers, Group Fitness Instructors, Health Coaches, and Advanced Health and Fitness Specialists. And we do that through unbiased, science-based fitness information we provide to the public. Unlike other certification providers, we don’t exist for publicity or profit. We exist to carry out our mission, which includes connecting you directly with clients that come to us for advice. Our integrity shows in the four core certifications we have accredited by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA) and in the specialty certifications we offer to help professionals stand out in their markets. Aside from being part of the largest nonprofit fitness certification organization in the world, earning an ACE certification will make you a part of one of the most respected names in the industry.
ACE has a wide range of certifications available for every career path — from our four primary NCCA-accredited certifications to specialty certifications that offer curriculum focused on specific areas.
Earning an ACE Specialty Certification in sports conditioning, weight management, functional training or a host of other areas will help you become known as the go-to Personal Trainer, Group Fitness Instructor or Health Coach in your market. Get the credential you need to position yourself as an expert. Specialty certifications are intended to complement the education you already have and not replace any of our NCCA-accredited certifications.