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Advance Your Career With an NSCA Certification

NSCA certifications are for dedicated, knowledge-hungry, hardworking strength and conditioning professionals. When you have an NSCA credential on your resume you elevate yourself. You become the standard that employers seek when hiring strength and conditioning positions. NSCA certifications can help differentiate you from the competition while joining the ranks of some of the top experts in the industry. If you’re ready, rise to the occasion. Equip yourself with the tools needed to apply evidence-based research to positively impact the health, lives, and athletic performance of others.

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Report CEUs

Review, record, and edit your CEU activities and achievements.

Report CEUs

CEU Opportunities

Find live, in-person events and home study learning opportunities that qualify for NSCA-approved CEUs. These are valid toward recertification for all four NSCA certifications.

View CEU opportunities

Professional Development

Connect Locally

One of the greatest benefits of joining NSCA’s community of strength and conditioning professionals is access to a growing network of top strength coaches, personal trainers and others who share your passion for evidence-based best practices.

Job Board

Search or post strength and conditioning jobs on NSCA's Job Board.

Special Interest Groups

Make the most of your NSCA membership by engaging with others who share your interests through one or more Special Interest Groups (SIGs).
Scott Charland, MA, CSCS

Why be an NSCA Member?

"I stay an NSCA member for the relationships I have made and for opportunities to mentor young coaches."

NSCA Highlights

Help Shape Our Future

Volunteer Leadership Opportunities

As a member-run organization, we are grateful for the hundreds of NSCA volunteers who lend their experience, leadership, and passion — and sacrifice their time and energy. Become a volunteer with the NSCA Foundation, NSCA Committee, Special Interest Group, or State and Provincial Directors.

NSCA Foundation Grants

Applications accepted through February 15

In pursuit of furthering the strength and conditioning industry, the NSCA Foundation offers research and coaching advancement grants to support NSCA members reach their career, educational, and research goals. Learn more about NSCA Foundation research and coaching advancement grants.

Award Nominations

Nominate a Peer

We are excited to announce nominations are being accepted for Educator, Personal Trainer, and High School Strength and Conditioning Coach of Year, in addition to the Nutritional Research Achievement, Sports Medicine / Rehabilitation Specialist, Terry J. Housh Outstanding Young Investigator, and William J. Kraemer Outstanding Sport Scientist awards.

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