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B.S. in Strength and Conditioning

Residential B.S. in Strength and Conditioning

Prepare for your future career with a Bachelor of Science in Strength and Conditioning from Liberty University. Focus on sport performance and athletic development as you prepare to enter the strength and conditioning field. Develop your understanding of human performance optimization through classroom lectures and hands-on opportunities designed to equip you for the workforce.

Study with professors who have years of industry experience, and who are grounded in their biblical worldview. Utilize state-of-the-art facilities and equipment, and accumulate more than 500 practicum hours as you gain the skills you need to make an impact in your future career. (Students must be CPR/AED certified prior to completing their internship.)

Available Facilities

  • Functional assessment labs
  • Human performance labs
  • Biomechanics labs


As part of this degree, you will sit for the National Strength and Conditioning Association’s (NSCA) certified personal trainer (CPT) exam. In your senior year, you will have the opportunity to sit for the NSCA Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) exam. This is an industry standard, required or preferred by many employment opportunities in the field.

The B.S. in Strength and Conditioning is offered through the Department of Allied Health Professions.

Academics: Strength and Conditioning (B.S.)

Credit Hours

  • 120 credit hours

Programs of Study

Admission Requirements

View Liberty’s undergraduate admissions requirements

Featured Courses

  • Practicum I (STRG 298)
  • Advanced Strength Training (STRG 325)
  • Speed, Agility, and Quickness (STRG 335)
  • Practicum II (STRG 398)
  • Essentials of Sport Science (STRG 480)

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Strength and Conditioning Career Opportunities

  • Private sector sport performance coach
  • Sports medicine and athletic rehabilitation coach
  • High school strength and conditioning coach
  • College strength and conditioning coach
  • Professional strength and conditioning coach
  • Olympic or national team strength and conditioning coach
  • Military strength and conditioning coach
  • Firefighter/police officer/first responder strength and conditioning coach
  • FBI strength and conditioning coach
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