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Student Membership

ACSM supplements your in-school learning with the knowledge you’ll need to hit the ground running after you graduate.

Alliance of Health & Fitness Professionals

Crafted exclusively for fitness professionals! Gain practical education on the applications of exercise science and sports medicine research.

Professional-in-Training

ACSM Supports you in the early stages of your career. This membership type is crafted for post-doctoral fellows or physicians in a residency program.

Professional Membership

Professional membership is open to anyone who has earned at least a bachelor's degree and is working in a field related to sports medicine or exercise science.

International e-Membership

Professionals and students residing in select low-income countries are eligible for electronic-only ACSM membership at no cost, this includes online access to ACSM journals. Individuals residing in countries recognized on the World Health Organization's Hinari List are eligible. Confirm your country is on the list

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Regional Chapters

Joining one of 12 ACSM Regional Chapters throughout the United States ensures easy access and close-to-home educational, professional, and networking opportunities. Students and early career professionals are encouraged to join a Regional Chapter for additional presentation, lecture and learning opportunities, including regional awards and grants, as well as the opportunity to meet motivated students and professionals from fields that extend your range of expertise.

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* $10 for new student members only; $20 for student membership renewal.
 **Student subscriptions based on field of study.


All ACSM memberships run for 12 months beginning the month you sign-up. Memberships are non-refundable and non-transferable. Memberships can only be changed within 30 days of payment; a $10 fee will be assessed for changes. Membership type can also be changed during renewal at no cost.