Strength & Conditioning
(Bachelor of Arts Degree)
The Strength and Conditioning major prepares students for possible careers as a certified personal trainer or strength coach. This concentration also prepares students for postgraduate study in strength and conditioning.
Students can achieve their Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist Certification (CSCS) by the end of their senior year.
A Midland Strength and Conditioning Major will:
- Explain the concepts of human movement related to the anatomical, physiological and biomechanical aspects in the field of strength and conditioning.
- Develop skills competencies to design, critique, and implement fitness programs that meet training goals for diverse populations.
- Critically apply the concepts of evidence-based practice to interpret, evaluate and communicate current research within the field of strength and conditioning.
- Demonstrate effective skills competencies that prepare students for professional roles in the field of strength and conditioning.
- Demonstrate professional and ethical behaviors that display respect for individuals from diverse populations.
- Prepare students to successfully complete national certification examinations.
A full list of Midland University Strength and Conditioning courses and credit information can be found in the Academic Catalog.View the Academic Catalog
Department: School of Health Sciences