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