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Make a strong choice for your career progression in elite sport. Study strength and conditioning with UniSQ and work with athletes in high-performance settings to monitor and optimise their workload, wellbeing, and performance.

With the Brisbane 2032 Olympic Games on the horizon, the need for highly qualified strength and conditioning professionals will continue to grow, which means there are of jobs available now and into the future. Graduates can find work in sport schools, academies and institutes of sport, law enforcement, military and rescue professions, universities, semi-professional settings, and professional teams.

UniSQ’s strength and conditioning degrees offer a technology-enriched learning environment that allows you to apply theoretical knowledge and practical skills to meet the international standards of accreditation governing bodies. This supports your application for professional recognition from international organisations, including the Australian Strength and Conditioning Association (ASCA), the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) in the USA, and the International Universities Strength and Conditioning Association in London, UK. These associations provide a pathway for professional activity as you develop as an early career strength and conditioning coach. 

Strike a healthy balance by studying our strength and conditioning degree online when and where it suits you. You will learn from world-leading, international coaches and researchers who have attended Olympic and Commonwealth Games, World Championships and World Cups.

Explore UniSQ's Strength and Conditioning degrees

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What can you do with a Strength and Conditioning degree?
A Strength and Conditioning course at UniSQ prepares you for a wide range of career opportunities. Upon graduation, you can pursue roles such as a strength and conditioning coach, fitness trainer, sports performance specialist, or even work with professional athletes. With these degrees, you'll have the knowledge and skills to design and implement effective training programs, prevent injuries, and enhance athletic performance. 
What accreditation and professional recognition can I obtain through these degrees?
UniSQ's strength and conditioning degrees are accredited by reputable governing bodies in the field, ensuring that your education meets industry standards. Upon completion, you can pursue professional recognition from international organisations such as the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA), Australian Strength and Conditioning Association (ASCA) and the International Universities Strength and Conditioning Association in London, UK, enhancing your professional recognition and employability.
Are there opportunities for hands-on learning?
Yes! At UniSQ you will benefit from attending residential schools where you will have the opportunity to experience hands-on practical activities, attend face-to-face lecturers and tutorials, use facilities, and meet academics and other students during your Strength and Conditioning course.
What career opportunities are available when graduating with a strength and conditioning coach degree?

Graduating with a Strength and Conditioning degree from UniSQ can lead to a range of career opportunities, including:

Are flexible study options available?

UniSQ understands the need for flexibility in our Strength and Conditioning coach degrees. We provide a range of study options to cater to diverse needs, including on-campus and external learning formats depending on the degree you choose. Whether you prefer to study your Nursing and Allied Health degree part-time or full-time, we offer the flexibility to balance your education with other commitments.

Discover the different ways you can study at UniSQ.

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