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B.S. in Strength and Conditioning – Coaching


Residential B.S. in Strength and Conditioning – Coaching

Prepare yourself for your future career with a Bachelor of Science in Strength and Conditioning – Coaching from Liberty University. Learn about the process of motor learning as it relates to skill acquisition and discover issues coaches face both on and off the field. Develop your understanding of sport psychology and equip yourself with the knowledge and tools you will need to meet the psychosocial needs of athletes.

Study with professors who are experienced in their field and strong in their Christian faith. Gain exposure to the world of coaching through classroom lectures and hands-on experience through practicums and internships as you get ready to make an impact in the sports world.

Utilize state-of-the-art facilities and equipment, and accumulate more than 500 practicum and internship hours. (Students must be CPR/AED certified prior to completing their internship.)

Available Facilities

  • Functional assessment labs
  • Human performance labs
  • Biomechanics labs

Licensure

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 – Coaching 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

  • Motor Learning (PHED 208)
  • Motor Learning Lab (PHED 209)
  • Speed, Agility, and Quickness (STRG 335)
  • Introduction to Coaching (SMGT 300)
  • Sport and Exercise Psychology (SMGT 400)

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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
  • FBI strength and conditioning coach
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