Welcome to the Strength and Conditioning program in the College of Health
Professions at The University of Findlay!
We are one of 58 schools in the United States that offers a National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) recognized program. Acceptance
into the Education Recognition Program (ERP)
means that The University of Findlay educational program in strength and
conditioning met the guidelines set by the NSCA. Upon completion of
this major, you will be well-prepared to sit for the National Strength and
Conditioning Association's Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist's
A major in strength and conditioning consists of a
pre-professional and a professional curriculum. Students successfully
completing the pre-strength and conditioning program will apply for admission
to the professional program. In addition, many strength and conditioning
students also pursue graduate study in athletic training or physical therapy.
Students in strength and conditioning can receive a bachelor of science degree
in strength and conditioning or an associate of arts degree in personal
The field of strength and conditioning has emerged as a respected profession.
With its roots embedded in early foundations of physical fitness and weight
training, personal trainers and strength coaches today are required to possess
a wide range of skills and talents. Today many health clubs, corporate fitness
centers, therapy clinics, YMCAs, colleges and universities hire strength
and conditioning specialists.
If you have any questions please to contact us:
Keith L. Beck, MEd, ATC, CSCS
Strength & Conditioning Program Director
Chad Allen Wagner
Head Strength and Conditioning Coach