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 Alum Terrence J Named National Ambassador for TMCF

The Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) has announced North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University alumnus, “Terrence J” Jenkins as the new TMCF National Ambassador.

Theatre Program at N.C. A&T Presents Shakespeare’s The Taming of the Shrew

Beginning Thursday, Feb. 14, the Theatre Arts Program at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University will present Shakespeare’s “The Taming of the Shrew.”

North Carolina A&T Creates Three Centers of Excellence; Interim Directors Named

As an outgrowth of its recently updated strategic plan and commitment to outstanding quality in research, teaching, and community engagement. North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University has created three new Centers of Excellence in cybersecurity, advanced manufacturing, and entrepreneurship and innovation.