Minot State's sports science and rehabilitation program is recognized

MINOT, ND • The Minot State Exercise Science and Rehabilitation Program has been approved and recognized by the National Strength and Conditioning Association Education Recognition Program.

By tracking and earning NSCA recognition through the ERP, Minot State’s undergraduate degree shows it meets the requirements to prepare students for the NSCA Certified Personal Trainers and Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist certifications and to be committed to quality to have.

“Special congratulations to Heather Golly, coordinator of the new exercise science and rehab program, for recognition in the NSCA Education Recognition Program,” said Terry Eckmann, Chair of Teacher Education and Kinesiology. “This supports the high quality of our program and the faculty that works on it.”

Minot State presented the Bachelor’s degree in spring 2020. The Bachelor of Science offers seven different degree programs for students to ensure they can choose a path that best suits their future career path.

“This major gives students more hands-on rehabilitation experience both in the classroom and through their clinics and internships,” said Golly.

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The partnership with NSCA will provide Minot State students with the opportunity to join thousands of personal training and strength and conditioning professionals around the world who share the NSCA’s passion for advancing the research, education, training, and coaching of athletic performance and fitness share. You will also have additional access to a variety of resources including career guides, exclusive ERP student resources, and NSCA scholarships.

A statement from the NSCA said: “We look forward to this partnership while providing a proven network of professional support for students embarking on their careers in the strength and conditioning industry. We believe the NSCA is a valuable asset and the recognition of the NSCA program underscores our commitment to the strength and conditioning profession we serve. “

Amanda Duchsherer is a digital communications specialist at Minot State University.