Physical Education Sport Studies

Undergraduate: Major

School of Education & Human Services

The wide world of sports holds a wide variety of career opportunities inside and outside of the teaching arena, from wellness and fitness instructors to coaching and sports psychology.  Consider study in Physical Education and Sport Studies to prepare for a career or to go on to graduate school.

Program Description

Earn a bachelor of science degree in the Physical Education and Sport Studies program with an opportunity to declare a minor along with your major. This enables you to develop your academic program around your interests and career goals.

For example, the sports psychology minor provides an interdisciplinary approach to the study of sport, physical activity, and health and exercise psychology. Or you may choose the coaching minor and focus upon the principles of effective coaching including the role of the coach, practice planning, leadership styles, management, and ethics. A listing of academic minors can be found here.


The comprehensive program offers the flexibility to tailor your studies to your goals, whether pursuing graduate school or working in coaching science, sports psychology, counseling, sport administration, recreation or leisure.

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