For many, movement can be a matter of life and death. A significant portion of Americans are at risk for deadly, but entirely preventable diseases due to sedentary lifestyles. As an ACE Certified Health Coach, you will move people to adopt healthy, long-term, sustainable behaviors that can change the course of their lives.
Whether you are a certified health and fitness professional, a nurse, a registered dietitian, a wellness program director or somewhere in between, earning the ACE Health Coach Certification will prepare you to facilitate healthy lifestyle changes for individuals and groups through physical-activity guidance, nutritional education and behavior-change coaching. Becoming an ACE Health Coach can boost your career – and allow you to better the lives of those in your community. To start your journey toward certification, make sure you meet the pre-requisite requirements for becoming an ACE Certified Health Coach prior to sitting for the exam.Compare Programs
How to become an ACE Health Coach in 7 steps
A step-by-step guide to get people moving as an ACE Health Coach.Get Started
Take the first step in making movement your mission by choosing a study program for your ACE Health Coach exam. Make sure you meet all pre-requisite requirements prior to sitting for your exam.
Developed to provide the best possible health coach education.
Builds on the ACE Standard Study Program by including:
- ACE Master the Manual to reinforce key concepts
- ACE Academy Premium, a deluxe study guide
- Full access to individualized assistance from expert study coaches
- Free financing payment option
- Three practice tests
(4 x $150 payment plan available)
Delivers a well-rounded approach to the core concepts of health coaching.
Includes everything you need to prepare for the exam, including:
- ACE Health Coach Manual
- ACE Academy Select, a guided study companion
- Two practice tests
Why choose ACE?
ACE educates, certifies and supports more than 75,000 health and fitness professionals, health coaches and allied health professionals. Earning the only NCCA-accredited ACE Health Coach Certification means that you’ve met the highest industry standard for health and fitness professionals – and that you’ve made movement your mission. At ACE, we go above and beyond to support our health and fitness professionals throughout their careers, through education, training, partnerships and advocacy.
Health Coach Settings
- Medical offices and hospitals
- Large corporations and small businesses
- Health insurance companies
- Community centers
- Educational institutions
- Holistic health facilities
- Health clubs
Explore your options for starting or furthering your career in the fitness industry as a health coach.