AFAA is the world's largest fitness and TeleFitness® educator. Since 1983, AFAA has issued over 300,000 certifications to fitness professionals from more than 73 countries around the world. Each year, health clubs, Universities, military installations and studios host over 2500 educational workshops worldwide. AFAA provides comprehensive written and practical examinations that help to ensure you possess the skills and knowledge necessary for a rewarding career! AFAA is accredited by the Distance Education and Training Council (DETC) which is an organization recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) and the US Department of Education, meeting IHRSA's 2005 recommendation on accreditation for fitness certification organizations. AFAA is also proud to be a member of the Institute for Credentialing Excellence (ICE), and has been granted full status with the National Board of Fitness Examiners (NBFE).