Graduate Into a High-Demand Career
When you graduate from Carroll’s Master of Science in Sport Physiology and Performance Coaching program, you’ll be career-ready for a variety of positions, including:
- Strength and conditioning coach/coordinator
- Performance coach
- Sport scientist
- Tactical facilitator
- Adjunct faculty/instructor
Your advanced degree will prepare you for opportunities in multiple job settings, including:
- Sports performance training centers
- Tactical performance
- Military research and development
- High school, collegiate and professional athletic programs
Our hands-on curriculum prepares you for a variety of careers in sports performance in a range of job settings. You'll complete a minimum of 320 hours during an internship, giving you valuable, real-world experience.
About the Program
Our M.S. in Sport Physiology and Performance Coaching program prepares you to be a strength and conditioning professional highly qualified 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.
The program offers two completion options:
- The accelerated option is a 15-month program that begins each summer (May).
- The traditional option is a 24-month program that begins each fall.
Both options are full time and include 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 high school, college, professional or performance center setting. Faculty collaborate with you, one-on-one, to identify and develop an internship that fits your professional goals.
Carroll University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association.