Minor in Strength and Conditioning Minor

About the Strength and Conditioning Minor

Our Strength and Conditioning Minor will provide you with an understanding of the principles of physical training in an effort to improve athletic performance. This minor enables you to perform sport-specific testing, design and implement safe and effective strength and conditioning programs.

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Why Study Strength and Conditioning at CWU?

After completion of this program, you will be able to provide recommendations for the improvement of functional movement patterns and performance, as well as prevent injury.

You will also be prepared to take the Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) examination from the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA).

The NSCA is the leading organization for strength and conditioning and is well respected in professional, clinical and educational settings alike. Credentialing as a CSCS will give students the ability to apply for strength and conditioning positions in graduate school, high school, college, university and clinical settings.

Where is this program offered?

How much does this program cost?

Explore information on Cost, Aid, and Value to make an informed decision about investing in your education at CWU.

Where can I find more information?

Please visit the CWU Academic Catalog for current information about admission requirements, course descriptions, learner outcomes, and credit information.


Our Strength and Conditioning Minor will help you gain beneficial skills that can carry over into other program and careers.

  • Physical Therapy
  • Athletic Training
  • Medicine
  • Chiropractic Care
  • Research and education

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