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School of Sport Science & Fitness Studies

Within the School of Sport Science and Fitness Studies, students select innovative programs in Athletic Training, Exercise Science, Physical Education Teacher Licensure and Sport Management. Over the last forty years, the sport science field has evolved into a professional enterprise. Consequently, the knowledge base in the sports science disciplines has increased in both depth and breadth. These developments and adaptations within the sports domain are reflected in the interdisciplinary program specializations.

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Programs of Study

Athletic Training

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Our philosophy is to incorporate practical hands on experience with an intensive educational curriculum containing the necessary competencies and proficiencies established by the NATA Education Council. Students enroll in major courses early in the program to create a strong foundation to master upper level competencies and to strengthen and refine clinical skills.

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Exercise Science

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The major in Exercise Science addresses the short and long-term adaptations to exercise and prepares students for careers in a variety of fields including: Fitness or Recreation, Hospital or Corporate Wellness, Strength and Conditioning.

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Physical Education Teacher Licensure

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The Bachelor of Science degree in Physical Education Teacher Licensure prepares students for careers as Physical Education Teachers, Recreational Sport Organizers and Health and Fitness Club Professionals. The curriculum meets the standards required by the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE). Upon completion of the program students can apply for licensure to teach physical education at two levels: Pre-K through grade 8 and grades 5 through 12. Students can also complete the requirements to be credentialed to teach health. The curriculum meets the Adapted Physical Education National Standards (APENS) and upon graduation students are eligible to sit for the APENS certification exam to be credentialed as a nationally certified Adapted Physical Educator (CAPE).

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Sport Management

Rich Yutkins '12 - Sports Management

The Sport Management program at Endicott College provides our students with combined theoretical and practical experiences that allow individuals the opportunity to foster an understanding of and appreciation for the sport industry.  We will provide each student an academically rigorous experience within a student-centered learning environment that promotes professionalism, collegiality, and scholarship.

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Coaching Certification

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The Coaching Certificate is open to all students at Endicott College. Students who wish to become certified in coaching by the School of Sport Science and Fitness Studies must complete an application to be admitted to the program.

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