Plan for your future with a sports strength & conditioning degree.
Jobs in the fields of strength and conditioning and personal training are expanding and the knowledge required for sports professionals has never been more highly valued. Prepare yourself for a future as a sports professional with the Academy’s online bachelor’s degree in strength and conditioning.
A sports degree with foundational knowledge informed by science.
The Academy’s online bachelor’s degree in strength and conditioning aims to arm students with a foundational knowledge informed by up-to-date research. Students will be taught how to think critically in order to develop the skills necessary for a career in today’s strength and conditioning field.
Our strength and conditioning bachelor’s degree can prepare you for national certification exams.
Coursework will closely follow the industry standards set forth by the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) and the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA). Students who complete this degree will be prepared to take national certification exams, such as the one offered by the NSCA, which are critical to advancement in the profession.
The Academy’s undergraduate degrees are upper-division programs, so applicants must have first completed a minimum of 30 credit hours of college courses. Applicants must submit a personal statement 300-400 words in length explaining why they would benefit from an Academy education.
Our sports degree holders are leaders around the world.
Since the Academy’s founding in 1972, thousands of Academy graduates have gone on to success as coaches, managers, educators, athletic directors and administrators, entrepreneurs, healthcare providers, researchers and a myriad of other professionals at all level of sports, including professional, Olympic, collegiate, interscholastic, and recreational.