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Springfield College Awarded Accredited Degree Status for MS in Strength and Conditioning

We are pleased to announce that Springfield College's Master of Science in Strength and Conditioning program has been awarded Accredited Degree Status by the IUSCA. This esteemed recognition highlights the program’s commitment to excellence and its alignment with the highest standards in education and training for strength and conditioning professionals.



The MS in Strength and Conditioning at Springfield College offers a comprehensive curriculum designed to equip students with the knowledge, skills, and practical experience necessary to excel in the field. With a focus on evidence-based practice, the program prepares graduates for successful careers, helping athletes achieve peak performance and recover from injuries.


Dr. Mary Kate Feit, Associate Director of Strength and Conditioning at Springfield College, expressed her enthusiasm about the accreditation: "We, at Springfield College, are beyond excited to have received the degree accreditation through the IUSCA. Going through the process was a fantastic opportunity for us to evaluate our program, examine our strengths, and determine steps for improving the program into the future. Becoming an accredited program is a great way for us to showcase our program to potential students as well as professionals in the field who are looking to hire our graduates."



Springfield College, known for its pioneering spirit and dedication to transforming lives through education, has once again demonstrated its leadership in the field of strength and conditioning. The MS in Strength and Conditioning program is structured to foster a deep understanding of the scientific principles underlying athletic performance enhancement and rehabilitation. Through rigorous coursework and extensive practical training, students develop proficiency in designing and implementing strength and conditioning programs tailored to the needs of athletes across a spectrum of sports.


The accreditation by IUSCA underscores Springfield College’s ongoing commitment to providing top-tier educational opportunities that prepare students for the challenges and opportunities of the strength and conditioning profession. This achievement serves not only as a testament to the quality of the college’s program but also as a beacon for prospective students and professionals seeking the best in strength and conditioning education.



Degree Accreditation by the IUSCA ensures that students have access to a curriculum that emphasizes practical experience, achieved through a variety of hands-on activities such as laboratory work, internships, and work placements, culminating in 750 hours of practical experience.


The achievements reported by institutions with IUSCA Degree Accreditation include:


  • 31% Increase in Student Recruitment

  • 11% Improvement in Student Retention

  • 14% Rise in Average Attainment

  • Enhanced Partnerships with Professional Teams and Organizations



For more information about the MS in Strength and Conditioning program at Springfield College, please visit Springfield College's program page. For more information about the IUSCA Degree Accreditation, please visit here or contact info@iusca.org.





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