Sports Industry Management and Leadership

The Department of Exercise Science & Sport at Millikin University prepares professionals to provide leadership for fitness and sport activities, manage in the sport industry,  provide care for athletes, and teach physical education in a school setting.

Our majors allow graduates to receive the education they need to become certified and/or licensed in diverse fields. Here are our majors and a few examples for how they apply to careers.

  • Physical Education: Plan and teach developmentally appropriate PE curriculum to K-12 students, Endorsements in Safety and Driver Education, or Health are also available.
  • Athletic Training: Assess and manage care of athletes.
  • Health, Fitness & Recreation: Be a fitness trainer, sport programs coordinator or recreation program director.
  • Sport Management: Lead the administration of a sports business or sport organization.
  • Nutrition Minor: Prepare yourself for a career in health and human services or health education and health promotion.

Download the Exercise Science & Sport Viewbook

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