Strength and Conditioning Degree

What type of degree is necessary for a job in this field?

There are a variety of science-based degrees that would be suitable for a job as a strength and conditioning specialist. Compatible degrees would include athletic training, human movement, exercise physiology, kinesiology, and biology.  Basically, the college degree sought after should include knowledge about the human body and how it works, as well as how the body responds to exercise.

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Are there specialties within the field of strength and conditioning?

  • Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS)
  • Certified Personal Trainer (CPT)


National Academy of Sports Medicine

  • Performance Enhancement Specialist (PES)
  • Certified Personal Trainer (CPT)
  • Corrective Exercise Specialist (CES)
  • Stretch Specialist

What are the various titles for professionals in this field?

There can be a variety of names for professionals in this field including the following:

  • Strength and Conditioning Specialist (S&C Specialist)
  • Strength and Conditioning Coach (S&C Coach)
  • Performance Enhancement Coach/Specialist
  • Sports Performance Coaches
  • Sports Enhancement Specialist/Coach

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