Human Movement Science Graduate Certificate

Become an expert in injury prevention. Prepare for NASM’s Corrective Exercise Specialist certification with a Certificate in Human Movement Science at Concordia-Chicago.

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Learn how our 100% online programs can help you get ahead in the exercise science field.

Application Deadline: Jan. 3, 2024
Classes Start: Jan. 8, 2024

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.

Institutional Accreditation

Concordia University Chicago is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission to award baccalaureate, master’s and doctoral degrees.

Industry Certification

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
  • Research Technician
  • Health Coach


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Admission Requirements


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.

In-depth study of selected advanced topics in human movement science. Prerequisite: B or higher in AES-6520.

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Start Date

January 8, 2024

Deadline to Apply

January 3, 2024

Cost Per Credit