Graduate Certificate

Sports Performance Training

Learn how to improve athletic performance in all athletes. Prepare for the Performance Enhancement Specialist (PES) exam.

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

Deadline to Apply: June 22, 2022
Classes Start: July 6, 2022


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Program Details

The Sports Performance and Training certificate program was designed for coaches, athletic trainers and other sports professionals who work with all levels of athletes from high school players up through Olympic competitors. This 12 credit hour certificate will prepare students to pursue the National Academy of Sports Medicine’s Performance Enhancement Specialist (PES) credential. Gainful employment information can be found here.

Industry Certification

This program prepares individuals for the National Academy of Sports Medicine’s Performance Enhancement Specialist (PES) exam.

Career Outlook 

Graduates in our graduate degree in exercise science go on to serve in a variety of capacities in fitness, wellness, sports management and leadership careers. Many of our students pursue careers such as:

  • Performance Coach
  • Athletic Director
  • Sports Performance Specialist

Start Date

July 6, 2022

Deadline to Apply

June 22, 2022

Cost Per Credit


Admission Requirements


Concentration Courses 12 Credit Hours

AES 6600 Principles of Sports Performance Training
AES 6620 Program Design in Sports Performance Training
AES 6640 Practicum: Sports Performance Training
AES 6660 Special Topics Seminar in Sports Performance Training