Carroll launches updated MEXP strength and conditioning program

Author: Carroll University

Published Date: 2/9/2018

Categories: Exercise Physiology - Strength and Conditioning


Man lifting weights in gym with trainer Carroll University is now accepting applications for its Master of Science in Exercise Physiology program with an emphasis on strength and conditioning. The program provides students with the breadth and depth of knowledge, application skill and abilities for a career in sport performance enhancement. Related high-demand careers for the program include performance coach, sport scientist, strength and conditioning coach/coordinator and tactical facilitator, among others.

The accelerated, 15-month curriculum features learning opportunities such as: 
  • Two courses that work directly with the NCAA Division III athletic department at Carroll
  • ​Collaboration on strength and conditioning research with faculty members 
  • Access to state-of-the-art exercise science laboratories in Doug and Nancy Hastad Hall and Ganfield Gymnasium 
  • Hands-on experience during a full-time internship in a setting that matches career goals
"This new program blends the latest scientific evidence with current application principles," said Tom Pahnke, interim dean of the College of Health Sciences. "Students in the program will have the opportunity to experience extensive hands-on internships in the high school, college or performance center settings as they work towards a career in improving human performance."

Carroll University also offers a Master of Science in Exercise Physiology with a clinical emphasis as well as several other master's level programs and a Doctorate in Physical Therapy.