Ever dreamed of becoming an athletic trainer, coach or physical therapist? Eastern Kentucky University’s Exercise and Sport Science degree prepares graduates for careers improving patients’ health and performance. Take advantage of hands-on learning, outstanding faculty and state-of-the-art facilities.

Degree Concentrations

Master’s in Exercise and Sport Science B.S. in Sport Management B.S. in Exercise and Sport Science Minor Certificate
Exercise and Wellness Sport Management (On campus or Online) Fitness and Wellness Management Coaching Coaching / Personal Training
Sports Administration Pre-Athletic Training / Pre-Physical Therapy


Job Opportunities for Graduates

  • Athletic director
  • Team manager
  • Coach
  • Personal trainer
  • Strength coach
  • Certified athletic trainer
  • Cardiac rehab

Where are Recent Graduates Employed?

  • Baltimore Orioles
  • Minnesota Twins
  • University of Alabama
  • University of Florida
  • University of Cincinnati
  • North Carolina State
  • Howard University
  • Cincinnati Ballet
  • Toyota

Career Outlook

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Scholarship Opportunities

Students in the ESS program are eligible to apply for the following scholarships:


Exercise and Sport Science
Athletic Training (AT) Program