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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N.C. A&T Online MBA Ranked Among the Top 3 in North Carolina

In its latest ranking of top online master of business administration programs in North Carolina, Online MBA Today has ranked N.C. A&T State University’s program No. 3, behind North Carolina State and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and ahead of Duke University.

N.C. A&T to Join CGS’ Ph.D. Career Pathways Project

GREENSBORO, N.C. (July 12, 2018) – North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University has been selected to join the Council of Graduate Schools’ (CGS) Ph.D. Career Pathways Project coalition.

Pride Appointed Interim Vice Provost for Academic Strategy and Operations

After eight years of service to N.C. A&T State University in various senior-level capacities in the Division of University Advancement and the Office of the Chancellor, Nicole Pride has accepted a new appointment in the Division of Academic Affairs.