Graduate Certificate in Tactical Strength & Conditioning
California University of Pennsylvania

Program Details

Prepare for the future of coaching in emergency fields without entering a full master’s degree program with this online kinesiology degree.  Composed of four courses from the Tactical Strength and Conditioning concentration of the M.S. in Exercise Science and Health Promotion, this program helps students get ready to meet new safety guidelines that are set to take effect in 2030 that require coaching personnel to have certifications and advanced education.  This diploma is a step toward taking the NSCA Tactical Strength and Conditioning Facilitator (NSCA TSAC-F) certification exam, helping graduates meet these new requirements.  

Learn to help men and women in emergency fields:

  • Build strength
  • Maintain wellness
  • Improve physical performance
  • Decrease the risk of injuries

The first 100% online program to offer the tactical strength and conditioning program, the curriculum combines theory and practical application, so students learn to consult, physically train, and create safe and effective strength and conditioning programs.  Upon completion, graduates are ready to work with EMS units, law enforcement agencies, protective services, private training facilities, the U.S. military, and many more.

% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

California University of Pennsylvania is accredited by:

Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

2.5 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Additional Materials May Be Requested, Official College Transcript(s)