Department of Sport Studies

Discover a Rewarding Career in Sport Studies

St. Andrews University brings students a diverse catalog of courses and majors. If being active and having variety in your daily life is important to you, you may consider one of our many programs in our sports studies department. A career in the sport and fitness field means no two days will ever be the same. You’ll constantly be met with new challenges, and our program will give you the skills to overcome them. These careers also allow you to use your knowledge to help others, as you train athletes, gym clients, or teach students to ride horses. You can even throw in some business skills and learn to manage that side of the fitness and sports industry. A visit to our campus is the best way to discover everything we have to offer. Feel free to schedule a visit with us today or plan a trip during one of our open house celebrations.

Find a Degree Program that Matches Your Interests

Choose from our degree programs in sport studies to discover a major that will help you reach your career goals:

Sport Management: Combine your love of sports and your business mindset into a fulfilling career. A degree in sports management can take you many places, including positions with professional and collegiate teams, PR firms, marketing and advertising agencies, and so much more.

Sports Performance, Health & Fitness: Help individuals maximize the benefits of physical activity and healthy lifestyle choices.  You will learn how to develop personalized fitness plans for a diverse population in conjunction with the elements that comprise a healthy lifestyle.

Therapeutic Horsemanship: This program gets you hands-on equine experience with our Ride-Like-A-Knight program. Students prepare for a career in the equine industry and to use the benefits of horses to help others.

Equine Studies: Our equine studies program can be used to begin an exciting career in the equine industry as a horse trainer, breeder, barn manager, and more. It’s also designed to set you up for success in graduate programs like veterinarian school.

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Experience the St. Andrews campus first-hand by scheduling a visit. We provide personal tours as well as offer many events and activities that allow prospective students to learn about the culture and education our university offers.