Undergraduate Certificate in Strength and Conditioning

The strength and conditioning certificate will offer students the opportunity to take a complimentary selection of courses to prepare for careers in strength and conditioning, including personal training and tactical strength and conditioning. Several of the courses are coupled with respective certification exam eligibility as provided by the National Strength and Conditioning Association. Strength and conditioning coaches help various types of athletes maximize performance through strength training, periodized exercise, and nutritional programs using practical and applied principles. Strength and conditioning professionals work with athletes at all levels, including individuals that may retain the desire to improve their strength, speed, agility, and endurance. The certificate program will emphasize the physiological, biomechanical, and metabolic demands of the related occupations as well as the organizational structure of facilities and management.