Graduate Certificate

Strength and Conditioning

Learn how to develop strength programs that drive your athletes to achieving superior results. Prepare for the NSCA Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (NSCA-CSCS) certification.

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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 Strength and Conditioning certification was designed for current practitioners, aspiring strength and conditioning coaches, personal trainers and athletic performance coaches. Students will study topics such as strength and conditioning theory as well as gain the skills and knowledge to develop a strength and conditioning philosophy of their own. Not only will students be prepared for the Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) exam they will learn how to apply strength and conditioning principles and fine tune their programming skills. Gainful employment information can be found here.

Industry Certification

This program prepares individuals for the National Strength and Conditioning Association Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist® (CSCS®) exam.

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 such as:

  • Athletic Performance Coach
  • Strength & Conditioning Coach
  • Sports Performance Specialist
  • Speed & Strength Coach

Start Date

July 6, 2022

Deadline to Apply

June 22, 2022

Cost Per Credit


Admission Requirements


Core Courses 12 Credit Hours

AES 6810 Essentials of Strength Training and Conditioning
AES 6820 Advanced Strength and Conditioning Theory
AES 6840 Practicum in Strength and Conditioning Theory
AES 6860 Seminar in Strength and Conditioning