Is AFPA recognized and accredited? April 20, 2023 17:10 Updated Absolutely! AFPA is recognized and accredited nationally and internationally. AFPA has been in business for over 27 years with over 130,000 certified members working in all 50 states and over 140 countries. For additional information, click here. Related articles What if I don't pass the certification exam? Do I need First Aid and/or CPR certification prior to enrolling in a fitness or personal trainer certification program? How soon can I start? Do you accept international students? What is included with my certification program?