Jon Carey - Assistant Professor | Briar Cliff University

Jon Carey

Jon Carey

Assistant Professor

Department: Department of Applied Health and Exercise Sciences
Phone: 712-279-1604
Office Location: Theatre 211


  • BS, Broadcast Communications, Northwest Missouri State University
  • MS, Exercise Science, University of Nebraska-Omaha
Jon Carey


Jon earned his Masters of Science in Exercise Science from the University of Nebraska – Omaha while working in the fitness industry as a personal trainer and owning his own small business. Following graduation, he had stints teaching in Exercise Science at the Nebraska Wesleyan University, Purdue University, the University of Nebraska-Kearney and most recently, serving two years at the University of South Dakota in nearby Vermillion, South Dakota. He currently holds his Strength and Conditioning Specialist certification (CSCS) from the National Strength and Conditioning Association and has held various Personal and Fitness Training certificates from the American Council on Exercise, International Sports Sciences Association, and the National Council on Strength and Fitness.


  • Excellence in Teaching Award for a Part-Time Instructor. University of Nebraska-Omaha.  March, 2012.

  • Graduate Student Service Award – Exercise Science, University of Nebraska-Omaha. April, 2011.

  • Graduate Student AAPHERD Grant Finalist, American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance Research Consortium. February, 2011.

  • NASA Nebraska Space Grant Fellowship Awards (2).  August 2010, May 2011

  • University Committee on Research and Creative Activity Grant Awards  (2).March, May, 2011.