Certification, Recertification, and Continuing Education Tracking
The National Physical Activity Society in collaboration with the American College of Sports Medicine offers a specialty certification:
ACSM/NPAS Physical Activity in Public Health Specialist (PAPHS).
ACSM Certification is leading the way with the National Physical Activity Society in Public Health to offer a specialty certification for professionals working to promote physical activity specifically focused on the public health setting. Available now at over 4300 PearsonVUE testing centers.
Most information and resources to prepare for the PAPHS Certification can be found at ACSM/NPAS PAPHS Credential.
Competencies Tested in the Exam
A full listing of the content and public health competency areas covered in the exam. Includes the knowledge, skills, and abilities developed by the NPAS and ACSM. Core Competencies PAPHS.