You'll Graduate Highly Competitive for Sport Industry Positions

Graduate programs at IUP deepen the pool of employment possibilities. If you enjoy working closely with patients, then cardiac or sports injury rehabilitation may be in your future. If management of a sports organization excites you, you'll learn the skills necessary to pursue that leadership dream. The important roles of a teacher, occupational therapist, athletic director, or fitness trainer are also rewarding career options.

Just like alumni that are spread far and wide in interesting professional settings, you will be prepared for a broad range of jobs when you master elements of the expanding world of sports science, marketing, management, and education.


With an MS in Sport Science or MEd in Health and Physical Education, you'll be prepared to help individuals and groups in corporate and educational settings in careers such as:

  • Physical therapist
  • Occupational therapist
  • Athletic director
  • Physical education professor
  • Director of corporate wellness organization
  • Physician's assistant
  • Health counselor
  • Strength and conditioning expert
  • Personal trainer
  • Fitness center director
  • Cardiac rehabilitation
  • Sports marketing director
  • Athletic coach
  • Exercise science consultant
  • Sports management leader