Athletics

  • The athletic training degree plan prepares students for a board of certification exam that leads to certification as an athletic trainer, a professional who specializes in preventing, recognizing, managing and rehabilitating injuries that result from physical activity.
  • The dual Human Performance (Physical Education Licensure) B.S. / Sport Coaching Education B.S. degree plan is highly recommended as it provides a teacher licensure program to students who are interested in coaching in a K-12 school and teaching physical education.
  • The exercise science specialization prepares students who are seeking careers as health or fitness specialists in corporate and clinical settings.
  • The kinesiotherapy specialization prepares students seeking careers in adaptive physical education and rehabilitation settings.
  • The degree program in physical education licensure is designed to provide students with a foundation based in the movement sciences specific to professional preparation in PE K-12 teaching.
  • The recreation administration degree plan offers professional preparation for employment in settings such as campus recreation, church recreation, park management and more.
  • Therapeutic recreation, often called recreation therapy, is a health care profession that utilizes recreation and activities to improve health and well-being.
  • The sport coaching education degree offers professional preparation to those who aspire to coach at the middle, junior high and high school levels.
  • The sport management degree plan prepares students to work in a variety of sport programming careers, such as professional, college, municipal or interscholastic sports administration.