Become a Certified Wellness Practitioner (CWP)
Be recognized for your strong academic preparation, professional experience, and commitment to ongoing professional development in wellness. The CWP credential is awarded to individuals from multiple disciplines and backgrounds such as health promotion, counseling, wellness coaching, nutrition, social work, nursing, worksite wellness, public health, education, and more.
Help evolve this gold standard credential and lead the way in advancing the wellness profession by being one of the first to take the CWP beta exam. Your feedback will shape the future of CWP and the wellness industry.
Beta Test Exam (all registrations for the beta exam are now closed)
In alignment with the NWI Wellness Promotion Competency model, the Certified Wellness Practitioner (CWP) designation is transitioning to a certification examination with revised eligibility standards. (Note: If you graduated from an NWI Accredited Academic Program in the past 24 months, these new certification requirements do not apply to you at this time. Click here to be redirected to the proper application information).
Already a CWP? Register for the beta exam with an even greater discount! Take the beta exam to assess your wellness competence, help shape the future of the certification program, and earn three Category 1 continuing education credits toward re-certification of your CWP.
Beta Examination Timeline
- January 17 – January 31, 2022: CWP Beta Exam Window #1 open (Registration closed).
- February 25, 2022: Registration for CWP Beta Exam Window #2 (Registration closed).
- March 1 – March 15, 2022: CWP Beta Exam Window #2 open. (Registration closed).
- May 2022: The first credentials based on the CWP Beta Exam are awarded.