Sports Conditioning Advanced Certificate

Curriculum HSE.SCP.CERT (C536B)

An entry-level education in the field of sports conditioning or a beginning foundation to become a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS), which is an advanced training certificate offered through the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA). To become a CSCS, students can earn this certificate and then transfer to a university to earn a bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science and pass the CSCS examination offered through the NSCA. Current personal trainers would also benefit from this certificate to upgrade their skills and knowledge to advance in training athletes with sports conditioning exercises and protocols.

Last Update Effective: 8/25/13

Semester One

Credit Hours


PED 153

Foundations of Exercise



PED 180◊

Strength Conditioning & Performance



PED 196

Sport and Exercise Psychology








Total credits required


See PED course descriptions.

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