Exercise Science student examining patient

About the Program

The certificate offers flexibility by combining asynchronous online content and face-to-face residency weekends to incorporate hands-on skill development immediately applicable to your work with athletes and clients.

The certificate is three courses, 9 credits, designed to be standalone or as the foundation for our Master of Science in Sport Performance degree, giving you a head-start toward degree completion. Either way, you and your clients benefit from scientifically supported advanced knowledge and skills.

  • You’ll learn from NSCA-CSCS certified health science faculty who are engaged in research with athletes and clinical practice
  • One course/semester—complete your certificate in less than one year.
With 2-week in-person Summer Residency
accelerated terms
Fall I
August Start Date
Admission Requirements

Applicants must…

  • Possess a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.
  • Complete the online application.
  • Provide official transcripts from your undergraduate college or university.
  • Prerequisite: Exercise Physiology; Recommended: Fitness Testing and Exercise Prescription

*If you are enrolled in a bachelor’s program, conditional acceptance decisions will be made using unofficial transcripts from each college, university, or professional school attended. Official transcripts must be submitted demonstrating degree completion before course registration.