Sports and Fitness Management

Sports and Fitness Management

Sports and fitness management combines both the business of sports/fitness and the science of human movement, physiology, and science. Advance your education in a graduate program or enter the industry ready to help people maintain a healthy lifestyle and achieve personal wellness goals, manage fitness programs or facilities, coach athletes, or promote sporting events or teams.

Customize your degree with:
Minors available in

  • Coaching fundamentals.

You can also earn a master’s in one additional year through the Accelerated Master’s program.

Take courses like:

  • Sports Administration
  • Facilities and Event Management
  • Personal Training
  • Strength and Conditioning
  • Sports and Fitness Promotion

Get hands-on experience like:

  • Using state-of-the-art equipment and technology for lab assignments, research, and projects
  • Completing a diverse coursework in areas such as kinesiology, accounting, management, marketing, biology, chemistry, and more
  • Participating in an internship to gain more practical experience in a clinical, community health, or sports setting
  • Conducting undergraduate research on sleep deprivation and neurovascular control in humans
  • Using state-of-the-art equipment in our new exercise science teaching lab, exercise physiology research lab, and motor control research lab.

Get a job like:

  • Personal Trainer
  • Athletic Team Coach
  • Sports Marketing
  • Recreation Administration
  • Strength and Conditioning Coach

Work for companies like:

  • Gyms and fitness centers
  • Sports teams
  • High schools and universities

Learn more about sports and fitness management at Michigan Tech!