Independent Studies

Fresno Pacific University Continuing Education offers a variety of independent study graduate-level courses to help meet the ever-increasing demand for professional growth for K-14 educators. Our standards-based courses provide relevant, practical information, and are conveniently delivered in both online and correspondence formats. They may be taken any place and anytime! Are you interested in ACSI approved education and content courses?

ACSI Education and Content Approved Courses

ACSI Christian Philosophy of Education (CPoE) Approved Course

For more information about independent study courses, click on the Show more about Independent Studies link below.

Continuing Education seeks to:

  • Integrate theory and practice through innovative strategies
  • Encourage professionals in informed reflection on values
  • Inspire the highest standards of professional and ethical behavior in the pursuit of excellence
  • Bring transformation to society

Questions?

If you have a question you need answered contact us at prof.dev@fresno.edu | 800-372-5505

Hours of operation: Monday - Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm (Pacific time)

24 Courses Found

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  • ATH-909
    3 Credits
    $405
    Online
    Many athletes and coaches believe the myth that 'speed is a gift you're either born with or without.' They don't realize that there are ...
  • ATH-910
    3 Credits
    $400
    Correspondence
    This course is designed to explore the relationship between strength training and athletic performance. Participants will learn how to...
  • ATH-911
    3 Credits
    $405
    Online
    Excelling in any sport requires the athlete to achieve and maintain high-level conditioning without overtraining. All athletes need...
  • ATH-912
    3 Credits
    $400
    Correspondence
    Flexibility is essential for performing well in sports, maintaining the benefits of fitness, and reducing the risk of injury. Learn why ...
  • ATH-913
    3 Credits
    $405
    Online
    Plyometrics refers to exercise that enables a muscle to reach maximal strength in as short a time as possible. Such exercises usually...
  • ATH-914
    3 Credits
    $400
    Correspondence
    Proper nutrition is essential for performing well in sports, maintaining the benefits of fitness, reducing their risk of injury, and...
  • ATH-915
    3 Credits
    $400
    Correspondence
    Maximize the muscular strength and power of student-athletes by applying the latest breakthroughs in scientific research to your advanced...
  • ATH-916
    3 Credits
    $405
    Online
    Periodization training is a year-round conditioning program structured into phases to meet sport-specific goals. By varying the timing ...
  • ATH-917
    3 Credits
    $400
    Correspondence
    Optimal power is the combination of speed and strength and can be the difference between a good athlete and a great athlete. Learn all the...
  • ATH-918
    3 Credits
    $400
    Correspondence
    The best conditioning programs and technical instruction are beneficial only if the body's engine is properly fueled and ready to operate...
  • ATH-932
    3 Credits
    $405
    Online
    The concept of interval training has exploded in recent years with the popularity of CrossFit, P90X, and other high-intensity training...
  • ATH-937
    1 - 2 Credits
    $210 - $335
    Online
    You Win in the Locker Room draws on the extraordinary experiences of coaches and consultants at the professional and college level. It...
  • EDU-937
    2 - 3 Credits
    $335 - $460
    Online
    As a teacher, counselor, or school administrator you know that being a successful student in today's society can be challenging. This...
  • HED-906
    3 Credits
    $460
    Online
    This course is designed to help you develop the knowledge and skills needed to teach their students about the detrimental effects that are...
  • HED-907
    3 Credits
    $460
    Online
    Healthy Environments focuses on teaching good environmental stewardship, which promotes positive environmental health. Today's students ...
  • HED-908
    3 Credits
    $460
    Online
    Healthy self-esteem is essential for mental and physical well-being. Research on the origins of self-esteem has concluded that...
  • HED-909
    3 Credits
    $460
    Online
    Medical emergencies and natural disasters can occur at any time and place. Knowing what to do can save a person's life or unnecessary...
  • HED-911
    3 Credits
    $460
    Online
    Help improve the lives and health of your students through balanced eating! This course provides practical advice and research-based...
  • HED-912
    3 Credits
    $460
    Online
    This course addresses public health challenges in the 21st century requiring teachers, counselors, and students to be familiar with...
  • HED-913
    3 Credits
    $460
    Online
    Do you want to help your students be millionaires by the age of 50? Using the practical advice of financial expert Dave Ramsey, this...
  • HED-914
    3 Credits
    $460
    Online
    Healthy relationships can enhance the quality of life within our students and communities. Mutual respect, trust, honest communication,...
  • PED-922
    3 Credits
    $460
    Online
    Social Emotional Learning (SEL) through Sports and Physical Education is a highly practical and theoretically sound course that will help...
  • SCI-930
    3 Credits
    $460
    Online
    The Earth's ocean is its most significant feature. Taking up more than 70% of the Earth's surface, our ocean is essential for life on this...
  • SOC-985
    3 Credits
    $460
    Online
    Designed to shine a light on truths about westward expansion and the American frontier (sometimes uncomfortable, always insightful), the...

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