School of Sport Science and Wellness Education

School of Sport Science and Wellness Education

Ready to transform your love of sports and wellness into a thriving, in-demand career? The University of Akron’s sports science degree is preparing students to become competent and responsible professionals in the field(s) of Athletic Training, Exercise Science, Health & Physical Education, and Sport Studies.

Learn more about UA’s Sport Science & Wellness Education. Find your sports science or sports medicine major fit by viewing all academic programs.


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Ohio Athletic Trainers Association honors UA professor

Carrie Fister, professor of instruction in the School of Sport Science & Wellness Education, was honored by the Student Senate and Executive Committee of the Ohio Athletic Trainers Association at its annual meeting. Fister was recognized for her dedication and service to professionalism and advancing athletic training leaders of tomorrow.

The OATA annual meeting and symposium was held on May 17, 2019.


Sport Science & Wellness Education
InfoCision Stadium 317
Akron, OH 44325-5103
Phone: 330-972-6679
Dr. Judith A. Juvancic-Heltzel, Interim School Director