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Field of Study: Sport and Fitness Management

Introduction

Sport and fitness management programs prepare people to run health clubs and manage sports teams.

 

Overview

Sport and fitness management programs include topics such as:

  • Business management
  • Marketing
  • Program planning and development
  • Facilities management
  • Health and safety standards
  • Public relations

Schools
Many community colleges and 2-year schools offer associate degree programs in sport and fitness management. An associate degree program usually takes two years of full-time study.

Many colleges and universities offer bachelor's degrees in sport and fitness management. A bachelor's degree usually takes about four years of full-time study.

Many universities offer graduate degrees in sport and fitness management. A master's degree typically requires two years of study beyond a bachelor's degree. Doctoral (PhD) degree programs usually require two or more years of study beyond the master's degree.