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Bachelor of Science in:

Leisure and Sport Studies

Kutztown University's Leisure and Sport Studies (LSS) program is offered by the Department of Sport Management within KU's College of Business.

The program prepares students for a variety of opportunities ranging from community recreation programming and health club management to the world of professional athletics operations and sport marketing and management. The exciting world of sport and athletics provides career options at a number of levels for graduates prepared to meet the profession's expanding opportunities and challenges.

The leisure and sport studies degree program at Kutztown University offers two specializations:

Coaching & Athletic Administration
The Coaching & Athletic Administration specialization is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Coaching Education (NCACE). Professional positions include athletic director, sports information director, compliance coordinator, recruiting coordinator, coach, conference administrator, promotions director, equipment manager, and intramural/recreation director.

Fitness Industry

Professional opportunities include health club manager, fitness director, personal trainer, or strength/conditioning coach.

Career Opportunities
Sport and fitness is a growing $160 billion industry employing almost two million people. With a degree in Leisure and Sport Studies, students are prepared to enter a variety of fields

Career opportunities in Sport Management:

  • Professional Sport Team Management
  • Facility Management
  • Sport Product Marketing
  • Event Management
  • Sport Tourism

Career opportunities in Coaching & Athletic Administration:

  • Athletic Director
  • Sports Information Director
  • Compliance Coordinator
  • Recruiting Coordinator
  • Coach
  • Conference Administrator
  • Promotions Director
  • Equipment Manager
  • Intramural/Recreation Director

Career opportunities in the Fitness Industry:

  • Health & Fitness Club Manager
  • Fitness Director
  • Personal Trainer
  • Strength & Conditioning Coach