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2022-2023 Academic Catalog 
2022-2023 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Strength and Conditioning Graduate Certificate

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Certificate Requirements: 12 Credit Hours

Admission Standards

For admission to the Strength and Conditioning certificate program, the applicant must:

  1. Have completed requirements for a baccalaureate degree from a regionally-accredited institution;
  2. A minimum 2.5 cumulative undergraduate GPA; AND
  3. Be admitted to Graduate Studies.

Standards of Progression and Graduation

  1. Each student will file a program of study with College of Graduate Studies after a review with their advisor.
  2. A minimum overall grade point average of B or better must be earned for the certificate to be awarded on the graduate level.
  3. Each student will successfully complete a comprehensive assessment administered during the student’s last semester of completion.

Program of Study

Total Credit Hours: 12

Post-Certification Admission to MSSN

Students who successfully complete the Program of Study for the graduate certificate in strength and conditioning may be considered for admission into the MSSM program. Students who wish to be considered for admission into the MSSM program upon successful completion of the graduate strength and conditioning certificate must formally apply to the MSSM Program and meet all MSSM admission requirements.

Only 6 credit hours earned during completion of the strength and conditioning certificate may be applied to completion of the MSSM.


Graduate students are advised by their program. Graduate students should reach out to their graduate program director for information regarding the structures in place to facilitate advisement. For more information visit Graduate Academic Advisement .

Graduate students can also contact the Jack N. Averitt College of Graduate Studies for more information about their program director.
Phone: 912-478-COGS (2647)
Email: gradschool@georgiasouthern.edu

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