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USA Weightlifting partners with Northeastern University

July 23, 2013, 2:52 p.m. (ET)

Northeastern University and USA Weightlifting Partnership

Northeastern University’s College of Professional Studies (CPS) and USA WEIGHTLIFTING have developed a Continuing Education Award through a formalized partnership to provide USA WEIGHTLIFTING athletes and coaches with the opportunity to pursue educational goals.

What Does the Award Entail?

  • The amount of the award will equal 25% of the per credit tuition charge for the duration of a student’s program of study
  • The award will be applied through to degree completion, with a maximum duration of eligibility equal to seven (7) years from initial enrollment into the program of study

What USA Weightlifting Athletes Qualify for the Award?

  • USA Weightlifting Olympic Team Members
  • Youth Olympic Team Member
  • Pan Am Games Team Member
  • World Team Member
  • Junior World Team Member
  • USAW International Elite for their age or above
  • Current Level 2 USA Weightlifting Coaches
  • Current Level 3 USA Weightlifting Coaches
  • Current Level 4 USA Weightlifting Coaches
  • Current Level 5 USA Weightlifting Coaches

What are the Benefits of a Degree from CPS?

  • Providing value to help obtain educational goals
  • Offers flexible programs and course delivery (on-campus and online)
  • Tuition discount
  • Build your professional network with industry leaders and experts
  • Academic course work to keep up with the industry trends and latest information
  • Virtual co-op potential and perform work within own organization

How Do I Apply?

  • Contact Carissa Gump, Director of Corporate Services at

How Do I Learn More About Northeastern?

  • Visit