Health, Exercise and Sports
Our program is a graduate level professional program for students interested in becoming an Athletic Trainer (AT). Students are trained to provide patient-centered care in accordance with the following professional domains of, Injury/Illness Prevention and Wellness Promotion; Examination, Assessment and Diagnosis; Immediate and Emergency Care; Therapeutic Intervention; and, Healthcare Administration and Professional Responsibility.
Our program provides practical experiences and experiential coursework to prepare you for careers in public or private agencies, local health departments, volunteer organizations, hospitals, health insurance companies, worksite/corporate health promotion and wellness programs, and a variety of community-based organizations and projects (such as smoking cessation programs, health and cancer associations, substance abuse agencies, community nutrition interventions, HIV/AIDS prevention programs, and injury prevention initiatives).
Exercise and Sport Science
Our program is designed to prepare self-directed students who desire a specialized background to pursue goals in professional or graduate level study in the broad field of exercise and sport science. You will develop knowledge and skill in sport and fitness activities, apply knowledge about human movement systems from the various subdisciplines to fitness/wellness, and analyze and evaluate human performance of individuals in various age groups and at fitness levels.
Health and Physical Education Teaching
Our program is designed to prepare you with the teaching knowledge and skills for health and physical education teaching. You’ll gain the skill set to implement developmentally appropriate instruction for all learners, assessing health and physical education content knowledge and skill proficiency, using instructional technology effectively.
Our program is designed to prepare you for the expertise in the study of human movement and physical activity. You develop scholarly and professional skills through course work, research projects, tailored mentoring with faculty advisors, participation in grant writing, presenting at scientific conferences, and journal publishing.
Sports Administration and Sport Management
The Sport Management undergraduate and Sports Administration graduate programs at Wayne State University are the vital link between your passion for sports and a career in athletics. In our classes, you'll receive innovative instruction from industry experts that focus on applying knowledge to solve "real world" challenges in amateur, collegiate, and professional sports. Whether your goal is to become a front-office executive, an athletic administrator, a coach, or a program director, our programs offer you the skills, experience, and credibility to prepare you to succeed in a variety of meaningful sports-industry careers.
Lifestyle Fitness Activities
The Lifestyle Fitness Activities (LFA) program serves the local campus and community to provide them with the skills, knowledge, and confidence to participate for a lifetime in physical fitness activities, sports, and games. Courses are designed for individuals who want to take charge of their own health, quality of life and create life-long healthy habits.