Strength and Conditioning
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A hands-on approach to physical wellness.
The Master of Science in Strength and Conditioning degree offers two enrollment options. One allows for completion of BS and MS in 5 years or less. The second allows for fall, spring, or summer enrollment into a 2-year program to complete just the MS.
Whether you pursue the 5-Year BS & MS program or the 2-year MS program, both rely heavily upon standards set by the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA). Currently, the BS is a nationally recognized NSCA program.
Gardner-Webb’s approach to Strength and Conditioning is designed to be very practical and hands on. Led by highly-qualified professors, including a licensed physical therapist (DPT), a PhD in Exercise Physiology, and a PhD in Kinesiology, this program includes extensive internship and laboratory work.
* Represents courses which are cross listed with undergraduate degree
Traditional undergraduate students who have been accepted into the Exercise Science program can be automatically accepted into the Master of Science in Strength & Conditioning Program in their Senior year.
Students applying to the 2 year MS program will need:
Get more details from our Academic Catalog.
The program is ideal for individuals desiring to enter into or continue their education in the following fields: physical therapy, cardiovascular rehabilitation, strength & conditioning coaching, teaching in higher education, personal training, and small business development.
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