Studying the significant role that sports play in many cultures, Guilford students have turned this learning field into a wide range of rewarding career paths.
Guilford’s Department of Sport Studies focuses on both the study of human movement and on the exercise and sport industry. From physical therapy to sports psychology to sports management, Guilford students develop a broad cultural perspective of sport.
Through the investigation of theories and best practices in the field, students develop practical skills and knowledge as well as the ability to think critically and creatively. An emphasis on both clinical and liberal arts provides a breadth of experience as well as the moral and ethical foundations necessary to assume leadership roles in post-graduate endeavors.
Sport Studies majors have expanded their skill sets and career opportunities through internships with such organizations as the New York Giants, the Women’s Sports Foundation and Orthopedic Trauma Specialists, among many others. They have attended graduate programs at Campbell, Elon, Northern Georgia and Appalachian State universities and enjoy successful careers with Comcast, Major League Soccer and at various college and universities.
Guilford's Master of International Sport Management program is designed for students who are ready to be leaders in the fast-paced sport industry — and those who are passionate about working in international sport. It will appeal to experienced sport-management professionals, as well as undergraduates who want to advance their comprehension of sport-management practices as they begin their careers.