Careers in SSWE


Athletic Training

  • Athletic trainer for high school, collegiate, or professional sports teams
  • Medical Sales
  • Athletic trainer in an out-patient rehabilitation clinic
  • Athletic trainer in physician practice

Exercise Science

  • Exercise physiologists
  • Personal trainers
  • Strength and conditioning coaches
  • Cardiopulmonary rehab specialists
  • Fitness director
  • Corporate wellness
  • Medical sales

Physical Education & Health Education

  • PreK-12 physical education teacher in public or private schools
  • PreK-12 health education teacher in public or private schools
  • YMCA or other recreation centers (activity or sports director)
  • PreK-12 physical/health education on U.S. military bases worldwide

Sport Studies

  • Program director
  • Ticket sales lead
  • Marketing associate
  • Facilities manager
  • Athletic administrator


In 2016, 278 SSWE students were awarded degrees compared to 177 in 2012 - an increase of 57%. As market demand increases for students in these majors, our students and graduates are prepared to succeed!