Sports Conditioning Certificate

Curriculum HSE.SCP.CERT (C536B)

(Total Program Credits: 9)

An entry-level education in the field of sports conditioning or a beginning foundation to become a Strength and Conditioning coach.  Students can earn this certificate, then transition into C336A Personal Training Certificate.   Current physical education teachers or personal trainers can earn professional development college credits as well as upgrade their skills and knowledge to advance in training athletes with sports conditioning exercises and protocols.


Upon successful completion of the Sports Conditioning Certificate, the graduate will be able to:

  • design exercise programs to prevent injury and improve athletic performance of athletes’ speed, strength, flexibility, and power; and
  • design mental training exercises to develop athletes sport psychology skills to enhance their sport performance.

Placement Measures MAT, RHT, and COL sequence placement will be determined by an Academic Advisor. Contact your Academic Advisor or Transfer Specialist (if transferring), before registering for courses.
Developmental education courses do not transfer. They assist students in the path towards college credit.

(Fall 2021)

Semester One: Fall

Course NumberTitleCredits
PED 153Foundations of Exercise

3 credits

PED 168Theory and Practice of Weight Training

2 credits

PED 196Sport and Exercise Psychology

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:8

See PED course descriptions.

Chairperson: Julianne Murphy, Ext. 3087