The Certified Performance and Sport Scientist (CPSS)™ is an advanced level certification. There are three routes listed to establish eligibility based upon the highest level of formal education obtained (bachelor’s, master’s, or doctoral degrees) and eligible professional experience.
CPSS Candidates must:
Doctoral Degree Route: A doctoral degree in Sport Science or a closely related field
Master’s Degree Route: A master’s degree in Sport Science or a closely related field AND twelve weeks of applied experience (480 hours)
Applied Experience Options:
Bachelor’s Degree Route: Bachelor’s degree AND three years of full-time experience
Qualifying Full-Time Experience:
Specific information for submitting academic transcripts and documentation of the required applied professional experience will be further explained in advance of initial exam sign-ups in early 2021.