Opportunities With a Degree in Exercise and Sport Science

With an average class size of 15 and a student to teacher ratio of 14:1, Bluefield College offers a unique experience to its students, allowing them to have a lot of one-on-one interaction with their professors. During their Junior and Senior years, students will be applying for jobs, internships, and grad schools. For each of these things, recommendations will be needed. In smaller classes, students and professors know each other well and those professors are able to write personal recommendations that can benefit the student when applying for either grad school, jobs, or internships.

Exercise and Sport ScienceAlso, many of our students in the Exercise and Sport Science program want to go into teaching and/or coaching. The Bluefield College Sport Science: Teacher Licensure major prepares students for careers in teaching Health and Physical Education at the Pre-K through 12th grade level. The program is designed to prepare competent, caring and qualified teachers who are reflective practitioners. These graduates serve in distinctive careers as teachers, coaches and administrators in public and private schools throughout Virginia and the United States. Their schools and communities have richly benefited from their service and leadership.

The mission of the Exercise and Sport Science Department is to enable students to pursue career goals in the fields of exercise, sport science, sport management, and leisure studies. Activity classes assist students in adopting a healthy lifestyle and developing life-long habits of fitness. The B.S. and B.A. degrees are offered in Exercise and Sport Science. The student may choose from three concentrations within the Exercise and Sport Science major based on career goals. These options include Sport Medicine, Sport Science: Teacher Licensure, and Recreation and Sport Management.

This is just a glimpse of the Exercise and Sport Science program at Bluefield College. There is much, much more to learn. You can learn more about the program by visiting www.bluefield.edu/exercise-and-sport-science-degree-major-virginia. You may also go to the “Admissions” portion of our website and request that we contact you. If you have any questions, please let us know!

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