The American College of Sports Medicine is an organization established in 1954 that has its activities revolving around sports medicine and exercise science. It has its main offices in Indianapolis, Indiana, and it plays the role of encouraging scientific research, education, practical sports and games, health and being fit as major qualities of life. The organization offers certifications to professionals that are continuing with their college education, essentially credentialing them. Its mission is to promote and integrate scientific research and meet scientific and educational practicality of exercise science and sports medicine. Job opportunities that the organization offers are: research scientist, professor in human physiology and nutrition, physician, unit secretary, practitioner, orthopedic technician, dermatologist and nurses. Benefits that employees get are: health savings account, paid disability, health insurance, and relocation assistance.