Bachelor's Degree Program in Sport Studies

Youth coachesThe Sport Studies program prepares you to work in:

  • professional, collegiate and high school sport administration
  • university-based recreational sport management
  • community-based parks and recreation
  • a multitude of opportunities in the sport and leisure industry

The Sport Studies major also prepares students for graduate studies in sport management, sport behavior, sport science and coaching.

Sport Studies majors must choose an area of concentration in either sport management or athletic coaching education.

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Curriculum Guides

For students not majoring in Sport Studies, we have minors available in athletic coaching education and sport management

Visitation Days

If you are interested in pursuing a degree in Sport Studies at The University of Akron, we highly encourage you to attend a Visitation Day.  Here, you will be able to obtain more information and have the opportunity to meet with Sport Studies faculty to address any specific questions you may have.

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