Bachelor of Science Degrees in Sport

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Who wouldn’t want to turn their love of sports into an exciting and rewarding career? If working in sports sounds like the ideal job for you, welcome to the club. There’s no shortage of people who have the same desire. Thus, your ability to find a job within this competitive industry depends largely on your level of education. It’s at this time that a Bachelor’s of Science (BSc) in Sport comes in handy.

Those who question “What is a BSc in Sport?” probably don’t realize everything that goes on behind the scenes of sports teams and recreation programs. There are many jobs within this field that require experience in research and data analysis, an understanding of IT programs, and strong presentation and written communication skills. Your BSc sports program will cover each of these topics in depth, along with providing you with excellent internship opportunities.

To advance your career in sports, it only takes you getting your foot in the door with a professional sports franchise, private organization, collegiate athletic department, or public parks and recreation department. A BSc in Sport shows employers that you not only have the educational skills needed to succeed in your career, but that you’re also driven to keep improving them.

While everyone has concerns about the costs of higher education, remember that the expenses associated with your education will eventually pay for themselves through your increased earning power. Financial aid opportunities may also be available to help you pay for your schooling.

Some of the jobs that your BSc in Sport will qualify you to do include exercise physiologist, sports psychologist, sports coach or administrator, event organizer, secondary school teacher, or sports therapist. Whether you’re seeking employment in a professional sports league or the private sector, or hope to work with school or community sports programs, you’ll find that there’s no shortage of job opportunities awaiting you.    

You may feel that acquiring the requisite experience needed to work in sports requires putting off your education while you work. That’s not the case when you choose to pursue your degree online. You can work at your own pace while collaborating with fellow students and instructors outside of the classroom. If you feel as though you could thrive in such an environment, search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Bachelor of Science in Sport & Event Management

University of Applied Sciences Europe - BiTS
Campus Full time 4 years August 2017 Germany Berlin Region Iserlohn Hamburg + 2 more

Become a sport & event management champion! This Bachelor program offers a unique opportunity to become a real expert in Sport and Event Management. [+]

BScs in Sport. Become a sport & event management champion! This Bachelor program offers a unique opportunity to become a real expert in Sport and Event Management: You will study Sport & Event Management at BiTS Berlin and gain an excellent academic education in the principles of Management and Business administration. At the same time you will be granted a position at ALBA BERLIN giving you insights behind the scenes of the biggest basketball club and one of the leading professional sport clubs in Germany. Study & working times are perfectly harmonized. And on top of that: You can choose to specialize in “Basketball Management”, a unique offer in the whole Europe. This could be an additional door-opener to the international world of professional basketball! Practical teaching approach: Case studies Business games Study trips Training-on-the-job (at ALBA BERLIN) Manifold career options As a Sport or Event Manager you can expect a career with permanent new challenges. Whether it is a sport event, a fashion event or an exhibition – creativity, good project management and basic business know-how are key factors for success. You might be working in the Marketing & Sales Department of an international company developing campaigns or PR activities for big sport brands. Or you might be working for a sport club or event agency, organizing big sport events, managing artist bookings, or sponsorships. Course structure ALBA BERLIN and BiTS University have jointly developed a schedule that is optimized for your. Study and exam times are perfectly harmonized... [-]

Bachelor of Science in Sport and Recreation Management

University of North Alabama
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Florence

The Department of Health, Physical Education and Recreation offers a non-teaching major leading to the Bachelor of Science degree Physical Education with a concentration in Sport Management. Sport Management is the “business” of sport and leisure activities. The sport management concentration offers three emphasis areas from which students may choose: sport communications; sport management; and sport marketing. [+]

The Department of Health, Physical Education and Recreation offers a non-teaching major leading to the Bachelor of Science degree Physical Education with a concentration in Sport Management. Sport Management is the “business” of sport and leisure activities. The sport management concentration offers three emphasis areas from which students may choose: sport communications; sport management; and sport marketing. Career opportunities in Sport Management include: Athletic director Sport association representative Compliance officer Facility manager Event manager Sponsorship and fund raising Sport marketing Ticket sales Sport equipment sales Game day operations Sport broadcasting Sport writer [-]

Bachelor of Science in Sports Marketing & Media

Full Sail University
Campus or Online Full time Part time 20 - 32 months September 2017 USA Winter Park + 1 more

Behind every loyal fanbase is a team of savvy marketing strategists who understand the complex relationship between athletes and fans, brands and communities. The Sports Marketing & Media bachelor of science program is designed to provide a fundamental understanding of how marketing and content creation are integrated into the everyday operations of sports businesses. [+]

BScs in Sport. Sports Marketing & Media Undergraduate Degree This program is designed to help students learn the principles of marketing while using new media strategies to help sports organizations reach fans. Course Highlights: Sports Marketing Social Media and Sports Marketing Sports Events and Entertainment Public Relations in Sports New Media Distribution Channels Sports Sales and Sponsorships Global Sports Marketing Strategies Behind every loyal fanbase is a team of savvy marketing strategists who understand the complex relationship between athletes and fans, brands and communities. The Sports Marketing & Media bachelor of science program is designed to provide a fundamental understanding of how marketing and content creation are integrated into the everyday operations of sports businesses. You’ll study topics ranging from the study of intellectual property and cultural studies to practical, real-time opportunities to create, distribute, and market content. Your collaborative, project-based coursework culminates with a targeted marketing campaign that will help you refine skills valuable for all forms of engagement – from revenue generation to event operations. From the beginning of your degree program, career preparation is integrated into your curriculum. In addition, our Career Development advisors and services will be available for support throughout your sports marketing and media career path – not just while you are a student. Qualified online students can receive up to $20,000 with the Momentum Scholarship. Financial aid available to those who qualify. View scholarship details. View a full listing of each course in the Sports Marketing & Media degree and estimate your potential... [-]

BSc in Sports Science

University of Nicosia
Campus Full time Part time 4 years September 2017 Greece Athens Cyprus Nicosia + 3 more

The aim of the program is to provide students with an in-depth knowledge and understanding of the scientific principles governing sports performance, physical education, exercise and health and physical activity. [+]

Profile of the Programme: Aims The aim of the program is to provide students with an in-depth knowledge and understanding of the scientific principles governing sports performance, physical education, exercise and health and physical activity. Objectives The main objectives of this programme are to: 1. Educate students in the disciplines of sports sciences. 2. Develop their intellectual capacity and their ability to academically communicate with other sports scientists. 3. Encourage independent analytical and critical judgment. 4. Prepare graduates to lead and develop sports sciences and related areas. 5. Prepare students for relevant postgraduate studies. 6. Promote life-long sports participation culture. 7. Promote sports science research. In addition, students who will choose coaching as a minor will be able to: understand the roles and responsibilities of a coach develop athletes and improve their overall performance effectively condition athletes by providing concepts and principles that can assist in generating possibilities and identifying actions for the individual or the team ensure a safe coaching environment and deal safely with injuries work with exercise physiology, sports medicine and other relevant personnel in order to plan and monitor training and fitness of the athletes The programme has both an academic (theoretical and practical) skills and a sports science market orientation. It focuses on studying and analyzing the latest trends and developments in the sports science and physical education academia. Consequently, it is targeting students who intend to pursue post-graduate studies in the relevant area, as well as, those who may wish to immediately enter the... [-]

BSc in Sports Science & Coaching

University of Bolton
Campus Full time 3 - 5 years August 2017 United Kingdom Bolton

Want a career that combines your interest in sports coaching with your interest in science? Then study our Sports Science and Coaching degree. The BSc (Hons) in Sports Science & Coaching is designed for those who wish to develop their skills and understanding of sports coaching alongside an understanding of the scientific basis of sports performance. The focus of the course is on the development of sports coaches and trainers who have the knowledge... [+]

BScs in Sport. Sports Science & Coaching - BSc (Hons) Want a career that combines your interest in sports coaching with your interest in science? Then study our Sports Science and Coaching degree. The BSc (Hons) in Sports Science & Coaching is designed for those who wish to develop their skills and understanding of sports coaching alongside an understanding of the scientific basis of sports performance. The focus of the course is on the development of sports coaches and trainers who have the knowledge and ability to apply sports science principles in all aspects of their role. You will study and practice sports coaching from basic principles up to preparation for elite competition. Alongside this you will also study the physiological, psychological and biomechanical aspects of sports performance. Topics such as the assessment and correction of sport techniques, applied sports training principles, nutritional preparation for competition and the psychology of performance will be addressed, among others. In addition you will develop scientific research skills. There is a strong emphasis on the vocational aspects of sport and coaching throughout the course, which will give you a foundation in the applied skills that are relevant in a broad range of careers in the field of sport, physical activity and health. About the course The practical application of sports coaching principles and the scientific principles of sports performance is emphasised throughout the course. A large part of your study will involve practical coaching sessions along with laboratory and field investigations of sports performance.... [-]

BSc Sport and Exercise Science

University of Kent, School of Sport & Exercise Sciences
Campus Full time Part time 3 - 6 years September 2017 United Kingdom Canterbury + 1 more

This stimulating degree programme enables you to study the application of science to issues in the sport and exercise sciences, and to gain the key skills you need to become an excellent practitioner within the sports, exercise and fitness industries. You are taught by lecturers who are world-leading experts in their field and who are involved in some of the latest sport and exercise science research developments. This means that the knowledge you gain is relevant and up-to-date. [+]

Overview This stimulating degree programme enables you to study the application of science to issues in the sport and exercise sciences, and to gain the key skills you need to become an excellent practitioner within the sports, exercise and fitness industries. You are taught by lecturers who are world-leading experts in their field and who are involved in some of the latest sport and exercise science research developments. This means that the knowledge you gain is relevant and up-to-date. The School of Sport and Exercise Sciences provides a first-class experience in a dynamic and fast-growing department. The School encourages a range of teaching methods, combining lectures and seminars with more innovative approaches, such as case studies and problem-based learning scenarios. You benefit from our links with high-profile sports teams and bodies such as the RFU, English Institute of Sport, British Cycling and UK Sport, individual Olympians and Paralympians, and companies such as Science in Sport, as well as our community links with the elderly and frail. The equipment available to our students is second-to-none. Our new sports science laboratories, in the £11 million development at Medway Park, house a range of the latest sports science equipment, including an environmental chamber, an anti-gravity treadmill, 3D video analysis, ultrasound imaging, gait analysis and force pedals, in addition to teaching and student clinics, blood laboratories and a rehabilitation gymnasium. Course structure Most programmes will require you to study a combination of compulsory and optional modules. You may also have the option to take... [-]

B.S. in Sport Management

University of Delaware
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Newark

The sport management major is designed to prepare you for a successful career in the multi-billion dollar sport industry. [+]

BScs in Sport. Turn Your Passion for Sports into a Rewarding Career The sport management major is designed to prepare you for a successful career in the multi-billion dollar sport industry. As a sport management major, you’ll take courses that are specific to the sport management discipline, as well as business courses that will help you to develop quantitative analysis skills and an understanding of essential business concepts. As a sport management graduate, you’ll find diverse and exciting career opportunities. These include careers in professional and minor league sports, intercollegiate and high school athletics, international and national sport governing bodies, sport agencies, sport facilities, businesses that use sports to market their products and sport marketing and event management firms. PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS Internship Opportunities The Lerner College sport management program will help you to go above and beyond your passion for sport by challenging you academically and providing you with practical experience outside the classroom. As part of this experience, you’ll complete a nine-credit internship during your senior year. Volunteering As a Lerner College sport management student, you will have access to a number of volunteer opportunities with the UD Athletic Department and other sport organizations in the area. Our goal is for you to gain as much practical experience as possible while developing professional networks within the sport industry. Career Opportunities Game presentation assistant Sales consultant Account executive Merchandise representative Inside sales representative Account manager Financial advisor Athletic director [-]

BS in Health and Human Performance

The University of Tennessee at Martin
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Martin

The Department of Health and Human Performance has concentrations in Exercise Science/Wellness and K-12 Licensure Physical Education and Health (to be a PE teacher in an elementary, middle or high school). Each of these concentrations leads to an exciting and rewarding professional career. [+]

BS in Health and Human Performance The Department of Health and Human Performance has concentrations in Exercise Science/Wellness and K-12 Licensure Physical Education and Health (to be a PE teacher in an elementary, middle or high school). Each of these concentrations leads to an exciting and rewarding professional career. Additionally, through this department a variety of Physical Activity Classes are offered to meet the needs of the UT Martin student body. Some of the courses in this major: Anatomy and Exercise Physiology, Principles and Techniques in Fitness Training, Athletic Training, Motor Development and Learning Across the Life Span, Nutrition for Health Fitness and Sport, and others. Exercise and Wellness Concentration: This concentration also enables students for careers in Community Health and Wellness, Corporate Wellness, Personal Training, and Athletic Strength Coach. Exercise Science & Wellness recently revised their class list to help students prepare for graduate study and careers in Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Chiropractic, Cardiac Rehabilitation, Physiotherapy, Kinesiotherapy, and other health-related professions. 10 week (400 clock hour) Internship anywhere in the world 3 full semesters of Clinical Laboratory Experience prior to Internship Majors will be ACSM and NSCA certification-ready Service Learning Opportunities in Health Promotion available K-12 Licensure Opportunities to engage with Faculty in community service, scientific, and applied research Opportunities to attend and present at state/regional and national professional meetings 4 semesters of field experience in area schools prior to student teaching 15-week student teaching experience including elementary and secondary levels [-]

Bachelor in Sports Management

University of Central Missouri
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Warrensburg

UCM's Sport Management program meets industry demands and exceeds the expectations of students. The degree puts emphasis on effective and successful sport management principles paired with real-world experiences to prepare you for a successful career. [+]

BScs in Sport. UCM's Sport Management program meets industry demands and exceeds the expectations of students. The degree puts emphasis on effective and successful sport management principles paired with real-world experiences to prepare you for a successful career. Why Choose Sport Management at UCM? You'll have the opportunity to work with sport organizations or interact with agency representatives, which will facilitate professional networking. Sport Management opportunities are available through UCM's study abroad program in New Zealand and the United Kingdom. UCM is close to many sport management agencies and practicing professionals. What will I study? Sport Management will give you an awareness of administering sport and recreational programs for many populations, provide you with techniques of successful leadership styles in sports organizations and give you the knowledge of legal concepts applied to sports management. Courses include: Leisure, Sports and Tourism Sports and Media Managing Sporting Events Sports Leadership What can I do with a degree in Sport Management? Athletic Director Event Coordinator Special Events Director Team Marketing/Promotions Assistant Sports Agent How can I get involved outside the classroom? At UCM, we value engaging learning experiences that include student involvement and service-learning projects. In Sport Management, there are several involvement opportunities: American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance North American Society for Sports Management American Management Association Alliance for Nonprofit Management [-]

Sport Coaching - BSc (Hons)

Cardiff Metropolitan University
Campus Full time 3 years August 2017 United Kingdom Cardiff

​The course focuses on the application and dissemination of knowledge in the practical coaching environment. Specifically, it will provide you with the opportunities to gain a better understanding of the socially contested nature of the coaching process. [+]

​The course focuses on the application and dissemination of knowledge in the practical coaching environment. Specifically, it will provide you with the opportunities to gain a better understanding of the socially contested nature of the coaching process. Indeed, this process is one of the main thrusts of the course allowing a major contribution from other key disciplines such as: physiology, biomechanics, psychology, measurement issues in sport and exercise science, performance analysis and adapted physical activity. These elements give the course a unique flavour mixing traditional knowledge and skills with contemporary socio-pedagogical approaches. You will be given many opportunities to develop your practical and contextual knowledge in training, coaching and performance, which will allow you to evaluate and modify your own behaviour and that of performers in a range of sports. It will also enable you to appreciate the role of the professional coach and to understand the qualities needed to coach effectively. Learning & Teaching​ The Sport Coaching programme is delivered in a number of different ways in attempts to engage you in different aspects of the coaching process and to provide opportunities to develop a number of transferrable life skills that are valued by employers. Specifically, the programme utilises: (a) lead lectures that concentrate of dissemination of core content; seminars that encourage small group work; practical sessions that allow for the application of theory to practice; work-based learning; and student-led independent study through the use of Virtual Learning Environments (e.g., Team Performance Exchange, Blackboard). All aspects of Learning and... [-]

B.S. in Sport Management

Toccoa Falls College
Campus or Online Full time 126 hours September 2017 USA Toccoa Falls

The sport management major prepares learners for a leadership role within the ever-growing world of sports. Behind the players and the games, there are managers, accountants, marketing managers, sales people, operations managers, and coaches needed to organize and operate sport organizations. [+]

BScs in Sport. The sport management major prepares learners for a leadership role within the ever-growing world of sports. Behind the players and the games, there are managers, accountants, marketing managers, sales people, operations managers, and coaches needed to organize and operate sport organizations. Taught from a biblical perspective–integrating faith and practice–courses equip learners with knowledge of the best current practices in business and sport management, skills that are essential in the marketplace, and biblical character development opportunities to become Christian servant leaders with strong ethical and moral standards to manage and market sport organizations, media, events, and facilities. Top 5 Reasons To Major In Sport Management: Become an agent for a professional athlete It goes beyond the player & the game Intern with professional sport organizations National coaching certificate included upon graduation Boasting a 100% graduation rate (working in the sport industry within six months of graduation) Curriculum and Course Titles Organization & administration of sport Sport Law & Ethics Sport Financial Management First Aid, CPR & Life Fitness Prevention & Care of Injuries Coaching Techniques Event & Facility Management in Sport & Entertainment Sport General Education – 69 hours Bible & Theology – 30 hours BIB 213 Hermeneutics BSF 103 Foundations of Spiritual Formation NTE 103 Introduction to the New Testament NTE ___ New Testament Elective OTE 103 Introduction to the Old Testament OTE ___ Old Testament Elective THE 303 Introduction to Theology 3 hours Theology Elective 6 hours of Bible/Theology Electives from any BIB, BMI, GRK 333,... [-]

BSc (Hons) in Sport and Exercise Science

University of Stirling
Campus Full time 4 years August 2017 United Kingdom Stirling

How do sport, exercise and physical activity benefit health and wellbeing? How do our body systems respond to acute exercise and adapt to training? What factors influence our participation in physical activity and ability to benefit from it? This course explores these issues by studying the body’s systems, their regulation and the effects of exercise. [+]

Top 15 in the UK for Sports Science The Times Good University Guide and The Complete University Guide, 2016. This course achieved 91% student satisfaction in the most recent National Student Survey. How do sport, exercise and physical activity benefit health and wellbeing? How do our body systems respond to acute exercise and adapt to training? What factors influence our participation in physical activity and ability to benefit from it? This course explores these issues by studying the body’s systems, their regulation and the effects of exercise. First and foremost we aim to develop you as a scientist and then we explore sport and exercise. You’ll study biological sciences such as cell biology, genetics and molecular biology alongside sport and exercise physiology, nutrition, and sport and exercise psychology. This gives you knowledge of the disciplines underpinning Sport and Exercise Science, develops your knowledge of scientific methods and provides a basis for understanding the role of exercise in improving health and athletic performance. You will be taught by international research leaders in their areas of expertise in sports nutrition, exercise physiology, genetics and epigenetics, molecular biology, neuromuscular control, as well as muscle metabolism in health and disease. What makes us different? Stirling is Scotland’s University for Sporting Excellence, the first choice for students to study sport. Excellence is at the heart of everything we do in sport, from our innovative research (the best in Scotland) improving the health of the nation, to preparing athletes for success on the world stage. Our... [-]

BSc Sport & Exercise Science

Leeds Trinity University
Campus Full time August 2017 United Kingdom Leeds

A Sport and Exercise Sciences degree provides you with the undergraduate knowledge and skills required to become an accredited Sport and Exercise Scientist. [+]

BScs in Sport. A Sport and Exercise Sciences degree provides you with the undergraduate knowledge and skills required to become an accredited Sport and Exercise Scientist. The course blends the three areas of sport and exercise sciences; psychology, physiology and biomechanics, in addition to research and professional placements. You will also study interdisciplinary sport science modules to add to your programme to draw together the three sport science disciplines. At Level 4, you will undertake a full-time work placement, which will incorporate skills gained throughout your first academic year. At Level 5, you may select between a six-week full-time placement or volunteering, both of which are 20-credit modules to develop experience and employability. Teaching staff on the course are significantly involved in research, which ensures that many modules are research-informed and some are research-led. There are opportunities for you to complete a research project or dissertation at level 6, which may align with staff research interests and opportunities to present work externally. Further, Trinity Performance is a sport and exercise science enterprise run by the department offering coach education, consultancy and fitness assessments where students can get involved to offer them first-hand experience of sport and exercise science. Benefits of Sport and Exercise Sciences The programme has been developed in order to achieve endorsement from the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences (BASES). Requirements for the BASES Undergraduate Endorsement Scheme (BUES). International opportunities through study abroad, volunteering or placements overseas. Professional work placements. There are opportunities for real-life sport... [-]

BSc in Exercise Science

Northern Arizona University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 USA Flagstaff

This degree prepares students for the job market in areas such as clinical exercise physiology as well as for entry into graduate programs in the exercise sciences or professional programs in the health professions. [+]

This degree prepares students for the job market in areas such as clinical exercise physiology as well as for entry into graduate programs in the exercise sciences or professional programs in the health professions. What Can I Do with a Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science? The biological sciences encompass numerous cutting-edge disciplines. Each offers a multitude of exciting career paths. One of the most exciting is the growing field of exercise science. By studying exercise science at Northern Arizona University, you can prepare for a career in clinical exercise physiology, working in areas such as cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation, or for admission to graduate or professional school in areas such as medicine, physical therapy, occupational therapy, physician’s assistant, or other health care fields. You'll receive plenty of personal attention from faculty in the classroom, in research laboratories, and in our Biology Advisement Center. Numerous undergraduate research opportunities involve you in the process and application of science. And you can take advantage of our location on the Colorado Plateau, which offers a high quality of life with many excellent destinations for field projects and recreation. Career opportunities that might be pursued: Medical corporations Biological testing laboratories Schools Gyms With further education, one of these paths is possible: Physician Researcher Personal trainer University professor University Requirements To receive a bachelor's degree at Northern Arizona University, you must complete at least 120 units of credit that minimally includes a major, the liberal studies requirements, and university requirements as listed below. All of... [-]

Physical Education

International Accelerator
Campus Full time Part time September 2017 USA Boston

Students learn to use exercise, sport, games, and dance in age-appropriate programs for children, adolescents, adults, and seniors. [+]

BScs in Sport. Physical Education Develop, teach and promote fitness and wellness programs. Students learn to use exercise, sport, games, and dance in age-appropriate programs for children, adolescents, adults, and seniors. Through a multidisciplinary approach, students gain the skills necessary to work with individuals and diverse groups in a variety of settings such as schools, community health centers, hospitals, recreation centers, and the workplace. Students may specialize as coaches, teachers, or adapted physical educators. A teaching practicum and field experience are required. Physical Education: Teaching, B.S. The Physical Education Teacher Certification program prepares students for New York State Teacher Certification for Physical Education for grades Pre-K to 12. The program provides students with the knowledge, skills and confidence to develop, teach and promote fitness and wellness programs. Students learn to use exercise, sports, games and dance in age-appropriate programs for Pre-K to 12. [-]