Program Description


The Sport Science and Fitness Management degree will prepare undergraduate students for careers in a variety of sport, fitness or recreation environments. Graduating seniors apply their knowledge and skills to real-world problems through internships in a variety of health, wellness, sports and other recreational settings. Graduates of the program possess the knowledge and skills needed to conduct and interpret assessments of health and fitness, as well as to determine safe and effective exercise programs.

Sport Science and Fitness Management Degree Options  

In addition to the core coursework required for a degree in Sport Science and Fitness Management, students also take courses in other areas of interest including Business Administration, Leisure Studies, or Physical Therapy prerequisites (Pre-Physical Therapy). Students will graduate with a degree in Sport Science and Fitness Management with additional course work in one of the three options. Course requirements are different for each option, so students must identify their desired option when admitted to the university.

CURRICULUM OPTIONS: Please visit the following links for more information about each program option within the SSDM degree program.

·         Sport Science and Fitness Management - Pre-Physical Therapy Option

·         Sport Science and Fitness Management - Business Administration Option

·         Sport Science and Fitness Management - Leisure Studies Option

About North Carolina A&T State University

North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University is an 1890 land-grant doctoral research university dedicated to learning, discovery, and community engagement. The University provides a wide range of educational opportunities from bachelor’s to doctoral degrees in both traditional and online environments. With an emphasis on preeminence in STEM and a commitment to excellence in all its educational, research, and outreach programs, North Carolina A&T fosters a climate of economic competitiveness that prepares students for the global society. N.C. A&T graduates the nation’s largest number of African American engineers at the undergraduate, master's and doctoral levels as well as the most African American psychology undergraduates. Through our College of Business and Economics, we are also among the largest producers of African American certified public accountants. True to its heritage, N.C. A&T is home to the largest agricultural school among historically black colleges and is the nation’s second largest producer of minority agricultural graduates.