B.A. OR B.S. IN EXERCISE AND SPORT STUDIES

Have you ever wanted to work with your favorite sports teams? Do you dream of impacting the lives of others as a coach or personal trainer? With a B.A. or B.S. in Exercise and Sport Studies, you will fuel your passion for helping others with health and wellness as well as gain a deeper understanding of fitness and exercise. Whether it’s the business side of sports or direct physical activity, we offer different concentrations in this degree program that will allow you to explore the different areas of sport and physical activity.

WHY CHOOSE THIS DEGREE?

A B.A. or B.S. in Exercise and Sport Studies will:

  • Allow you to pursue a wide range of health and wellness careers that align with your unique interests 
  • Strengthen your passion for sports, fitness, and health 
  • Prepare you for a life dedicated to  bettering the health and wellness of others 

WHY EARN IT AT GREENSBORO?

At Greensboro College, earning a B.A. or B.S. in Exercise and Sports Studies as well as adding a chosen concentration will give you the opportunity to:

  • Intern at first-rate sport offices, schools, clubs, or health-related businesses
  • Gain hands-on experiences and use special sport facilities or fitness equipment to build exercise programs 
  • Collaborate with equally-passionate students in group work, service projects, labs, and research
  • Fully prepare yourself for life after graduation, whether that be grad school  or a health- and wellness-related career

WHAT CAN I DO AFTER GRADUATION?

With your B.A. or B.S. in Exercise and Sports Studies, you can: 

  • Inspire others to victory as a coach at any level, from children to professionals 
  • Be the director, owner, or agent of sports teams and clubs 
  • Transform lives as a personal trainer, exercise physiologist, or fitness consultant
  • Further your passion for health and wellness and pursue a graduate degree in similar fields of study 
  • Earning Potential
  • $33,780 Coaches and Scouts
  • $39,820 Fitness Trainers and Instructors
  • $46,080 Health Educators and Community Health Workers
  • $47,510 Athletic Trainers
  • $49,270 Exercise Physiologist
  • $94,870 Agents and Managers for Athletes
  • *2018 median salaries nationwide, according to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

We’re here to help

Anna Carter, MA Exercise Physiology
Chair, Department of Kinesiology
117 Proctor Hall West

336-272-7102, ext. 5247
[email protected]