Transform your future in 18 or 24 months

Choose either the Master of Science or Master of Arts (fully online) LaGrange College program to realize your potential in Strength and Conditioning.

The Master of Science Degree in Strength and Conditioning from LaGrange College prepares graduates to work as strength and conditioning coaches, trainers and sport performance specialists. With proficiency in strength and conditioning, program design, sport physiology, biomechanics, methods of athlete monitoring and sport nutrition, graduates will be able to analyze sport-specific needs and create suitable training programs to enhance performance.

The M.S. degree consists of 35 semester hours:
Fall I
Applied Strength and Conditioning (3)
Athlete Monitoring (4)
Advanced Sport Physiology (4)

Spring I
Strength and Conditioning Program Design (4)
Applied Sports Nutrition (4)
Research Design (3)

Fall II
Sport Biomechanics (4)
Advanced Coaching Theory (3)

Spring II
Thesis/Internship (6)

TOTAL HOURS
(35 hours) in 24 months

The fully online Master of Arts Degree in Strength and Conditioning from LaGrange College focuses on the same research-based contents as the M.S. program, but is specifically designed and tailored for full-time professional strength coaches. As a requirement for the M.A. program, you'll need to be employed as a full-time strength and conditioning coach or similar field, so that you'll be able to apply the knowledge learned with your athletes. 

The M.A. program consists of 30 semester hours:
Fall I 
Athlete Monitoring (3) 
Advanced Sport Physiology (3) 

Interim Term I * 
Research Design (3)

Spring I 
Strength and Conditioning Program Design (3) 
Applied Sports Nutrition (3) 

Summer 
Applied Strength and Conditioning (3) 
Elective (3)

Fall II 
Sport Biomechanics (3) 
Advanced Coaching Theory (3) 

Interim Term II * 
Elective (3)

TOTAL HOURS
(30) in 18 months

* Six hours of electives/ special topics are required.