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College of Education and Professional Studies

Strength and Conditioning Minor

About our 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.  

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. 

Student stretching before a run

Why Minor in Strength and Conditioning?

Our Strength and Conditioning Minor will help you gain beneficial skills that can carry over into other educational programs such as: 

  • Physical Therapy  
  • Athletic Training Annual Wage: $54,650 
  • Medicine 
  • Chiropractic Care 
  • Research and education Washington ranked #4 in Top paying states for Middle School Teachers, Annual Wage: $83,010   

If you are interested in continuing your education in a health-related field, find more information about Health Careers 

Program Highlights

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How much does this program cost?

Find out how much this program costs through the registrar

Degree Information

For information regarding admission requirements, required and elective courses, please reference the 2022-2023 Academic Catalog.    

Contact Information

Dr. Robert Pritchett
Office 203-F Extension: x1453

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