College of Health and Human Sciences Department of Human Performance and Leisure Studies

Overview of the Bachelors of Science Degree in Sport Science and Fitness Management (SSFM)

The Sport Science and Fitness Management degree will prepare undergraduate students for careers in a variety of sport, fitness or recreation environments. Graduating seniors apply their knowledge and skills to real-world problems through internships in a variety of health, wellness, sports and other recreational settings. Graduates of the program possess the knowledge and skills needed to conduct and interpret assessments of health and fitness, as well as to determine safe and effective exercise programs.  Employment opportunities for the SSFM major may include:

  • Personal training                             
  • Fitness instruction
  • Wellness coaching
  • Strength and conditioning coaching
  • Fitness specialists in cardiac rehabilitation facilities
  • Sales representatives in pharmaceuticals and medical and fitness supplies
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Blue Cross NC Announces $1 Million Investment in N.C. A&T School of Nursing

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina (Blue Cross NC) announced today that it is investing $1 million in North Carolina A&T State University’s School of Nursing. This is the second investment in a Triad HBCU nursing program by Blue Cross in the last two weeks.

N.C. A&T Faculty, Staff and Students Answer the Call with ‘Aggie Action Day’

On Saturday, April 28. At 9 a.m., faculty, staff and students will meet at the Willow Oaks Community Center to volunteer with community clean-up and other relief work.

North Carolina A&T Announces New Class of Prestigious Dowdy Scholars

North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University has announced its newest class of Lewis and Elizabeth Dowdy Scholars. The 20 bright and talented freshmen will join the Aggie family on campus this fall.