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Kinesiology and Sport Management: Bachelor of Science
This major sets students on one of two specialization tracks - exercise science or sport management.
Exercise Science: Our program prepares students to be involved in improving the health and overall wellbeing of people. Students learn skills in exercise assessment, prescription and programming for athletic, healthy and special populations. The curriculum prepares students to pursue further education for a variety of careers:
- Athletic trainer
- Strength coach
- Personal trainer
- Physical/Occupational therapist
- Physician assistant
- Sports medicine physician
Sport Management: Our sport management specialization focuses on the expanding business of athletics, sport entertainment and business. The curriculum prepares students for careers in:
- Sport event management
- Intercollegiate athletic departments
- Minor league sports
- Sport facility management
- Sport marketing and promotions
Four-Year Program Guides
|Recent Careers||Recent Employers
|Aquatic Event and Operations Coordinator||University of Minnesota|
|Season and Group Sales Associate||Atlanta United FC|
|Events Coordinator||Nike Golf|
|Box Office Manager||Denny Sanford PREMIER Center|
|Executive Assistant-Human Resources Coordinator||Portland Timbers|
The Classroom & Beyond
Our students not only get hands-on experience through internships, they also are very active in departmental research using a wide range of equipment.
An internship is a component of all our academic programs giving students the opportunity to get field experience to supplement their time in the classroom.
Active Student Organizations
The division houses the USD Young Professionals of Exercise & Sport, an organization for students interested in all areas of kinesiology and sport management.