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 Assistant Band Director to Compose for 2019 Rose Parade

North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University’s Lamon Lawhorn will create the beats for a 60-member HBCU drumline at the 2019 Tournament of Roses Parade on New Year’s Day.

Air Force Reserve Celebration Bowl – A Champion will Rise

For three of the last four years, the North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University football team has made the trek down Interstate 85 to play in the Air Force Reserve Celebration Bowl.

The Journey Toward the Degree: N.C. A&T Students Share Their Stories

On Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018, an estimated 960 North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University students will be awarded degrees across many different disciplines.