We have and continue to receive and pursue numerous national and international accreditations in order to verify that our programs are current, scientifically-based, and have been evaluated by third-party accrediting organizations.  AFPA is also an approved continuing education provider for many organizations.


AFPA nutrition and coaching certification programs are accredited by the American Naturopathic Medical Accreditation Board (ANMAB). ANMAB Accreditation procedures have become the standard recognized by the majority of practitioners and institutions in the Naturopathic profession. Graduates from these AFPA programs are eligible for additional Board Certification from the ANMCB.


AFPA is an accredited school by the American Association of Drugless Practitioners (AADP). The AADP is recognized by both, traditional and non-traditional holistic schools and colleges worldwide as an independent accrediting board for alternative health educational institutions and programs. Graduates of AFPA nutrition and coaching programs are eligible for additional Board Certification from the AADP.


AFPA is recognized by National Board for Health & Wellness Coaching (NBHWC), PAC for the continuing education and training of National Board Certified Health and Wellness Coaches (NBC-HWC).  CEP 100081.


AFPA is an accredited training provider by the International Practitioners of Holistic Medicine (IPHM).


AFPA is an approved Platinum Training Provider for the International Institute for Complementary Therapists (IICT) for the modality of Holistic Health Coach in Australia, NZ, South Africa and the UK/EU.


AFPA is an approved continuing education provider by the National Association of Nutrition Professionals (NANP). The AFPA Holistic Nutritionist certification program is approved by the National Association of Nutrition Professionals for 30 NANP Category 1 CEUs. The AFPA Health & Wellness Coaching certification program is approved by the National Association of Nutrition Professionals for 30 NANP Category 1 CEUs.


AFPA is an approved school by the Health Coach Alliance.  Graduates of AFPA approved certification programs qualify for membership into HCA and the designation of "Registered Health Coach" (R.H.C.) title.   


As an approved school, AFPA graduates are approved to join Canadian Association for Integrative Nutrition and with proof of graduation and will be awarded the "Registered Holistic Nutrition Practitioner" (R.H.N.P.) title.


AFPA is a recognized coaching organizational member of Association of Coach Training Organizations (ACTO).


AFPA American Fitness Professionals and Associates is recognized by the state of Florida as an Associate Member in Florida Association of Postsecondary Schools and Colleges (FAPSC).


AFPA is a partner in wellness and organizational member of the American Holistic Health Association (AHHA).


AFPA is recognized as an organizational member of the American Nutrition Association (ANA).


AFPA is proud to be a member of the Institute for Credentialing Excellence (ICE). We continue to show our support of the credentialing community and our commitment to strive for excellence in our certification programs.


AFPA is a member of the Council of Holistic Health Educators (CHHE). The Council of Holistic Health Educators, is a 501(c)(4) nonprofit collective of holistic health schools, educators, practitioners, and stakeholders, united to protect and grow the rights of holistic health educators, their students and practitioners.

Military Friendly School/G.I. Gill:

AFPA certification programs have been approved for the G.I. Bill and is Military Friendly School.


AFPA is recognized by the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) as an Approved Continuing Education Provider.


AFPA is recognized by the Athletics and Fitness Association of America (AFAA) as an Approved Continuing Education Provider.


AFPA is an approved continuing education provided for CanFitPro.

The AFPA curriculum meets the strict standards of both the Canadian Association for Integrative Nutrition  and HCA, and is an approved school and continuing education provider.
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