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Are You Ready To...

  • Practice negotiating contracts
  • Learn how to create a budget
  • Study the theories behind fitness routines
  • Memorize the parts of the body
  • Learn how to promote sports teams and fitness centers
  • Study the legal questions surrounding athletic organizations

It Helps To Be...

Interested in playing sports and attending athletic events. It also helps to be a fan of math and logic puzzles, and have an interest in the human body.

Work Environment

The work environment for someone who is a sociology major will vary, depending on the job - but most careers will involve sitting at a desk, routinely dealing with people, and sometimes long and stressful hours. Most work full-time, and some work on the weekends and holidays, depending on their career field of choice.


Employment Websites

What Can I Do with A Degree in Sports Studies?

If you major in sports studies, you’ll look at sports and other physical activity through the lens of history, psychology, and sociology. In addition to studying sports history, you’ll look at the role of sport in American society. Topics include issues of gender, race, and ethnicity.

Related Careers

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Adult Educators

Advertising, Marketing, and Public Relations Managers

Coaches and Scouts

Physical Therapists

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Recreation and Fitness Worker


Campus Contacts


Dr. Bob Epling
Associate Professor of Physical Education and Sport Studies
Price School of Education