BA Sport Management Degree

Sports Management Degree at Schreiner University

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Schreiner offers courses leading to a Bachelor of Arts degree with a major in Sport Management.  The Sport Management major prepares students for careers in the fields of sport business, management of sport, and sport marketing by combining business related courses with studies of sport and physical education.  The Sport Management major at Schreiner University is designed for those individuals who wish to embark on one of the following career paths: (1) pursue a career in Sport Administration, such as an Athletic Director at a high school; (2) go on to graduate studies and work on the college/university level; (3) work with professional sports teams and professional athletes; and/or (4) manage and direct sport facilities such as health clubs, sports arenas, ball parks, and stadia.


Dr. Kyle Busing, Adam Lopez and Will Ramon ’12
Left to right:  Dr. Kyle Busing, Adam Lopez and Will Ramon ’12 take time to pose during a recent visit to campus in which Lopez underwent fitness testing by Busing and his students. Ramon is Lopez’s strength and conditioning coach .... read more

Exercise Science Degree at Schreiner University
Schreiner University offers courses leading to a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) or a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree with a major in Exercise Science. The University also offers a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Sport Management.

Exercise Science
Exercise Science is the scientific study of human movement and performance, and career opportunities range from scientific investigation to practical applications of these concepts.  Many professional possibilities exist in the area of Exercise Science, and more are becoming available each year. These may include working in clinical rehabilitation settings, serving as a Strength and Conditioning coach or becoming an exercise leader in a corporate wellness setting. Many Exercise Science students pursue graduate school and use this degree as a foundation to enter physical therapy school. While there are many opportunities for students that hold a Bachelors degree in Exercise Science, many careers require further study in graduate school.

Careers in Exercise Science
An Exercise Science major may seek employment in a number of areas. Jobs exist in the private and public sectors. Some examples include:

Personal Trainer
Athletic Enhancement Programs
Strength and Conditioning Specialist
Exercise Test Technologist
Working in various phases of Cardiac Rehabilitation
Working within a Corporate Wellness Program
Working for a private company that "farms out" employees to a number of corporations
Private Sports Medicine Clinics
Commercial Health and Fitness Facilities
State and Federal Wellness Programs
Community Health and Fitness Programs
Physician's Private Practice
Physical Therapy
Occupational Therapy
Medical School

As you can see the career potential for the Exercise Science major is quite diverse. Success will depend upon their education and their drive to succeed. As the U.S. population continues to age, the number of career opportunities for Exercise Science professional continues to grow.