Relationships with Industry-Leading Organizations

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PLNU’s Department of Kinesiology has been given the distinction of an approved educational program from leaders within the fitness, strength training, health, and sports industries. 

These include:

National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) 
American Council on Exercise (ACE) 
National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) 

Benefits From Our Relationships with Organizations

  • Achieve advanced certifications directly relevant to employment in the health and fitness industry (certified strength and conditioning specialist, corrective exercise specialist, personal training, fitness nutrition specialist, etc.)
  • Receive significant discounts on certification exam fees, exam preparation courses, and workshops
  • Align yourself with a powerful network of experienced industry professionals and companies as you look for mentorship, internships, and jobs