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M.Sc. On Campus

Strength and Conditioning

Arizona State University

12 months
Duration
25200 USD/year
23544 USD/year
11720 USD/year
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About

The Strength and Conditioning MSc program offered at Arizona State University focuses on specialized knowledge of human physiology and movement mechanics to optimize the physical abilities of active groups, including athletic and tactical populations, and to prevent injury-related problems.

Overview

Required courses address advances in health and performance monitoring, how to design successful exercise and recovery programs for maximum physical performance, and coaching strategies that motivate increased individual effort in sport or work. Students gain practical experience that hones their coaching skills and refines their abilities to motivate individuals to achieve the increased workloads that are necessary for performance improvement.

This program prepares students to sit for one of these certification examinations offered through the National Strength and Conditioning Association: Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, Tactical Strength and Conditioning Facilitator, or Certified Performance Sports Scientist.

Career Opportunities

The Strength and Conditioning MSc program offered at Arizona State University prepares students to become leaders in the field of sports performance, equipped with the knowledge and skills to appropriately tailor training programs to the need of the individual through coaching skills honed in the program and to motivate individuals to achieve higher levels of performance.

Graduates of this degree are also prepared to sit for certifying exams such as the Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, Tactical Strength and Conditioning Facilitator, and Certified Performance Sports Scientist through the National Strength and Conditioning Association. These prestigious certifications are well recognized in the field of strength and conditioning and support the value of the profession. The job market in all areas of strength and conditioning is positive, as the acknowledgement of specialized skills required to work with clients to improve performance capabilities is better understood. Based on labor and market demands, there is a strong growth potential for jobs related to this field. Career opportunities are available as:

  • athletic trainers
  • exercise physiologists
  • fitness trainers and aerobics instructors
  • fitness and wellness coordinators
  • sports performance coaches or scouts
  • sports scientists

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Applied Sport Psychology 
  • Exercise and Sport Physiology 
  • Sport Biomechanics 
  • Nutrition and the Athlete 
  • Data Collection, Analysis and Interpretation in Strength and Conditioning
  • Advanced Performance Programming 
  • Measurement and Monitoring in Sport and Fitness 
  • Performance Sports Coaching 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants must fulfill the requirements of both the Graduate College and the College of Health Solutions.
  • Applicants are eligible to apply to the program if they have earned a bachelor's or master's degree in exercise science, kinesiology, sports science, exercise physiology, human movement, physical education or a related field from a regionally accredited institution. Applicants with a bachelor's degree in another area may apply and be considered if they can demonstrate that they have experience in strength and conditioning.
  • Applicants must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00 in the last 60 hours of their first bachelor's degree program, or applicants must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00 (scale is 4.00 = "A") in an applicable master's degree program.
All applicants must submit:
  • graduate admission application and application fee
  • official transcripts
  • two letters of recommendation
  • written statement
  • professional resume
  • proof of English proficiency

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25200 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25200 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    23544 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23544 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    11720 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11720 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Phoenix

900 - 1450 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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