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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.

BS in Exercise & Sport Science: 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.

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


Undergraduate Degree Programs

Bachelor of Science in Sport Management  (Choose your degree option below)

Bachelor of Science in Exercise & Sport Science (Choose a concentration)

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 with Emphasis Concentratons in

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