Become a Leader in the Field of Strength and Conditioning
Develop the skills to earn a job in any realm of the strength and conditioning industry:
Elite and professional sports
High school athletics
Adolescent and youth athletics
About the Online Bachelor’s Degree in Strength and Conditioning
This program equips strength and conditioning professionals with the knowledge and skills to develop sport and tactical athletes. Graduates from this program will possess the following key skills:
Mastery of Technique – Demonstrate excellent technique in resistance training, speed development, Olympic weightlifting, and plyometric exercises.
Program Design – Construct comprehensive training programs tailored to meet the unique demands of any sport or tactical population.
Testing & Performance Monitoring – Administer tests to evaluate physical preparedness (e.g. muscular strength, power, speed, aerobic capacity, etc.) and monitor long-term performance trends.
Evidence-Based Decision Making – Analyze testing data to profile each athlete and individualize training programs.
Soft Skills – Develop communication strategies to maximize athletes’ understanding, performance, and long-term development.
The program includes 122 hours of coursework. Thirty eight (38) of these hours are dedicated to general education. Sixty six (66) of these hours are applied towards major coursework, and the remaining eighteen (18) hours are available for elective courses. Elective courses can be used to learn additional skills in the areas of strength and conditioning, psychology, sports management, business, and leadership.
Why our program?
100% online – The B.S. online degree is delivered 100% online, with all major courses being offered in 8-week blocks. Coursework is delivered asynchronously, allowing students to complete assignments at their own pace in a way that best suits their personal schedule.
Expert Faculty – Learn from faculty with years of experience in practice and research in the field of athletic performance. See our faculty biographies for further details!
Join Our Community! – Join a network of hungry professionals poised to become leaders in the field of strength and conditioning.
Contact the Program Director, Dr. Chris Bellon, to schedule a meeting and learn more about the program!