NIRSA has teamed up with the American College of Sports Medicine to provide NIRSA Members greater access to quality and accredited health and fitness certifications through the National Commission for Certifying Agencies.
The partnership provides considerable savings on continuing education programs, health and fitness certifications, and professional development.
NIRSA Member Benefits with ACSM
NIRSA Institutional, Professional, and Student Members will receive:
For more information on ACSM workshops, continuing education courses, and NIRSA/ACSM member benefits, click on this flyer or visit this page.
The partnership formed between NIRSA and ACSM will allow leaders, practitioners, and others in the field of collegiate recreation and fitness to leverage the expertise of this well-respected organization. One of the beneficial programs provided by ACSM is the discounted certification rates offered to NIRSA Members. These certifications—accredited by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA)—offer health and fitness professionals a valid and reliable measure of their skills and knowledge.
The ACSM certification is recognized by the health and fitness industry as the leading certification for professionals who are committed to performance excellence. Since 1975, ACSM has certified more than 25,000 Certified Personal Trainers℠ , Certified Health/Fitness Instructors®, Certified Exercise Specialists® and Registered Clinical Exercise Physiologists®.
“Advancing health through science, education and medicine”
Much more than a slogan, the American College of Sports Medicine puts into practice its strategic efforts in advancing the health of all. With the American College of Sports Medicine being the largest sports medicine and exercise science organization in the world, more than 20,000 International, National and Regional members are dedicated to promoting and integrating scientific research, education, and practical applications of sports medicine and exercise science to maintain and enhance physical performance, fitness, health and quality of life. For more information, visit the ACSM website.