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ACSM-CEP Certification 

The ACSM Certification Board to offer a single clinical exercise physiologist examination - ACSM Certified Clinical Exercise Physiologist® (ACSM-CEP®)

After significant research and deliberations, the ACSM Committee on Certification and Registry Board (CCRB) transitioned at the beginning of 2018 to a single clinical exercise physiologist certification exam, ACSM-CEP®. 

This change addresses two things:

  • employers have difficulty differentiating between CEPs and RCEPs in job descriptions or performance goals; and,
  • a single clinical certification would substantially clarify the job role clinical exercise professionals for certificant, employer and university stakeholders.

  • Note the distinct FAQs below, whether you are Planning to take the ACSM Clinical Certification or Currently certified as a CEP or RCEP

    Planning to take the ACSM Clinical Certification: FAQ

    Currently certified as a CEP or RCEP: FAQ