Fitness Industry Concentration
The world of health and fitness encompasses all ages, abilities, and backgrounds. Become a part of this exciting industry with a degree in leisure & sport studies from Kutztown University!
Part of Kutztown University's leisure & sport studies program fitness industry specialization helps students develop into trained fitness professionals ready for work in health and fitness clubs, community organizations, private practice, professional sports, and schools and universities.
Class work within the fitness industry specialization is focused on a combination of heath-science classes and business-based courses designed to combine the unique skill set needed for ongoing success in this growing industry. With a degree in leisure & sport studies, fitness industry concentration, students are prepared for a variety of professional positions:
- Health and Fitness Club Manager
- Fitness Director
- Personal Trainer
- Strength and Conditioning Coach
- YMCA Director
- Recreation Director
The Leisure & Sport Studies (LSS) degree at Kutztown University is a 120-credit major, with leisure & sport studies majors completing 60 semester hours of general education courses, 39-45 semester hours of leisure & sport studies core classes, and 15-21 hours of specialty track courses. Upon successful completion of the leisure & sport studies program, students graduate with a bachelor of science degree.
Prepare for an Ever-Changing Field
With more than 250 million Americans engaging in sport and leisure each day, sport and fitness is a $160 billion industry employing almost two million people. Join the leisure & sport studies program at Kutztown University and prepare yourself to join this fun, ever-changing field!
Detailed information about the courses for the Bachelor of Science in Leisure & Sport Studies can be found in the undergraduate catalog.