Program Description


Kentucky Wesleyan’s Fitness and Sport Management major is for students interested in the business and administrative side of sport and fitness. We prepare you for career opportunities in areas like health and wellness, corporate fitness, sport and athletic administration (high school, college and professional), sports marketing and public relations, community recreation, commercial recreation and sports information.

Our strong academic program also provides significant opportunity to go on to graduate school where several areas of emphasis are available.

The interdisciplinary curriculum provides course work in the sciences, philosophy, ethics, sociology and the history of sport and fitness.

Internship Opportunities

Fitness and Sports Management majors have the opportunity to compete nationally for internships and for internships with the Owensboro Medical Health System HealthPark, local and in-state businesses, and the KWC Athletics Department.

About Kentucky Wesleyan College

Here’s our mission statement: Kentucky Wesleyan College, in partnership with the United Methodist Church, fosters a liberal arts education that nourishes and prepares students intellectually, spiritually and physically to achieve success in life. So what does that mean? It means that for more than 150 years, we have served students in the liberal arts tradition, and for the next 150 years at Kentucky Wesleyan, students will learn to think critically, communicate effectively and live ethically in a complex, rapidly changing world. The success of every student is our top priority. Every course we offer and every experience on campus leads you to one goal – graduation. As a new student, you will begin a personalized journey the day you arrive on campus. We’ll help you create a unique roadmap for college success with academic, social and extracurricular goals. Inside and outside the classroom, you’ll experience the encouragement of a close-knit community committed to your well-being and long-term success, and our vibrant, welcoming campus will offer you exciting social, service and leadership opportunities.