Human Movement Science Certificate Program Details
With injuries becoming increasingly more common, injury prevention is a critical part of working with any athletes. The Human Movement Science certificate program will give students the knowledge to develop injury prevention programs and teach students how to help athletes improve functional capacity and correct faulty movement patterns. This 12 credit hour certificate will prepare students to pursue the National Academy of Sports Medicine’s Corrective Exercise Specialist (CES) credential.
Concordia University Chicago is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission to award baccalaureate, master’s and doctoral degrees.
This program prepares individuals for the National Academy of Sports Medicine’s Corrective Exercise Specialist (CES)exam.
Human Movement Science Certificate Career Outlook
Graduates go on to serve in a variety of capacities in fitness, wellness, sports management and leadership careers. Many of our students pursue careers in exercise science fields such as these areas:
Integrated Health Specialist
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Examines a systematic approach for identifying neuromusculoskeletal dysfunctions and the National Academy of Sports Medicine’s Corrective Exercise Continuum. Designed to prepare students interested in becoming a Corrective Exercise Specialist through the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM). Prerequisite: B or higher in AES-6020 or AES-6040, AES-6030 or AES-6045, and AES-6050, or division chair consent.
Explores program design principles for corrective exercise training, with an emphasis on the National Academy of Sports Medicine’s Corrective Exercise Continuum. Prerequisite: B or higher in AES-6500 or division chair consent.
Provides practical experience in planning and implementing a corrective exercise program through a case study with a member of their community. Prerequisite: B or higher in AES-6520 or division chair consent.