Carroll University's Master of Science in Sport Physiology and Performance Coaching program prepares you for careers in high school, collegiate, and professional strength and conditioning settings. Extensive hands-on experience both in and outside the classroom paired with an innovative curriculum taught by expert faculty prepare you for success in the field. The program includes two courses that allow you to work directly with the NCAA Division III athletic department at Carroll University. You'll also complete an internship that gives you valuable, hands-on experiences in your field of study.
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Exercise physiology is the scientific study of the physiological mechanisms underlying human movement. Our M.S. in Sport Physiology and Performance Coaching program prepares you to be a qualified strength and conditioning professional at the master's level to work in high school, college/university or professional settings. The program focuses on developing the knowledge, skills and abilities for the comprehensive design and delivery of programs and services to include performance assessment, human performance development and athletic performance.
During your coursework in the program, you'll have access to brand new, state-of-the-art laboratories in Doug and Nancy Hastad Hall and Ganfield Gymnasium. The accelerated, 15-month curriculum includes exclusive learning opportunities with the chance to collaborate on strength and conditioning research with highly regarded faculty members. In the last semester of the program, your studies will culminate in a full-time internship in a college, high school or performance center setting. Faculty collaborate with you, one-on-one, to identify and develop an internship that fits your professional goals.
Upon completion of the program, you'll possess the breadth and depth of knowledge and abilities for a career in sport performance enhancement. You'll also be eligible for a variety of related specialty certifications and/or doctoral level education in exercise physiology or other related disciplines.
Carroll University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association.
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