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A Big League Education with a Small College Feel

Want to be an Athletic Trainer?, Physical Therapist?, A sport administrator for a professional sports team?  College Coach?  or a Certified Personal Trainer? You can get there from here with a degree from Eastern Kentucky University.

Our degree programs prepare students with cutting edge theory combined with practical learning experiences taught by outstanding faculty in state-of-the-art facilities. Our graduates leave ready to make their mark as professionals because of the strong communication and critical thinking skills developed at EKU.

Set your sights on a career in one of these fields by completing a degree in Exercise & Sport Science in one of the concentrations below. For more information about each program below click on the degree program links on the left you are interested in.

We are excited to have our NEW 100% Online BS in Sports Management Program which starts Fall 2018, see link below for more inforamation on this Program.  We also still offer the traditional on-campus BS in Sports Management as well.


Undergraduate Degree Programs

  1. Bachelor of Science in Sport Management click here for the On-Campus Degree Program
  2. Bachelor of Science in Sport Managaement 100% online through E-Campus Click Here
  3. Bachelor of Science in Exercise and Sport Science effective Fall 2018
    The Bachelor of Science in Physical Education Degree will be last awarded at Summer 2018 graduation.
  •  Pre- Athletic Training/ Pre- Physical Therapy
  •  Physical Fitness & Wellness Management
  •  K-12 Physical Education / Health Education Teacher Certification: IMPORTANT NOTIFICATION.  This concentration is being suspended by the Department and EKU.   Students who are current pursuing this concentration who are admitted to the professional teacher education phase of the program for Fall of 2018 will be able to complete this degree program.  Students who have questions about there degree plan need to schedule a meeting with there faculty advisor.

Coaching Minor:

Coaching Minor Requirements.......................................................................20 hours
         ESS 212, 301, 383(1), 423; HEA 202(3); two classes from ESS 261(2), 360(2),
         361(2), 362(2), 420(2); one class from ESS 224, 305. Current CPR certification
         required at the time of graduation.

Certificate Program in Coaching/Personal Training:

Certificate Requirements.......................................................................................18-19 hours
        ESS 212, 301, 383(1), 423, 407; Select one class from ESS 261(2), 360(2), 
        361(2), 362(2), 420(2); one class from ESS 224, 305; EMC 104 (1) or CPR
        certification.Current CPR required at the time of graduation.


Graduate Degree Programs

  1. Master of Science in Athletic Training - CAATE Accredited Professional Program.  In January 2018 program recieved a 10 year award of re-accreditation by the CAATE with 0 (zero) non-compliances.  Next, comprehensive site-visit will be in 2027-2028
     
  2. Master of Science in Exercise & Sport Science Effective Fall 2018
    the MS in Physical Education Degree wil be last awarded Summer 2018
    Concentrations:
  • EXERCISE & WELLNESS
  • EXERCISE & SPORT SCIENCE
  • SPORT ADMINISTRATION

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