B.S. Sports & Fitness Management
Are you interested in running a health club or managing a sports team? Then a B.S. in Sports and Fitness Management is the perfect fit for you. Small class sizes mean lots of hands-on, active learning with professors who take a personal interest in your well-being and success.
A Sports and Fitness Management major is for students interested in running a health club or managing a sports team. Graduates who work in sport-related industries include leagues, professional, college and high school sports, sport management firms, and recreational facilities with competitive salaries.
A continued interest in sports and recreation and a growth in the overall population are expected to increase the need for sports and fitness management professionals.
- Many sports and fitness managers begin their career with an internship at a center and work their way up the chain.
- Experience within the sport of interest is often a benefit, as many former athletes go on to manage after their playing days are through.
- To become a sports and fitness manager it is important to have a good business sense and the ability to communicate and negotiate in serious discussions about big issues. If you are interested in taking this path, we encourage you to pair this degree with a business degree.