Our movement and sports studies (physical education) major are in such high demand because our students graduate with extensive teaching experience. You’ll put classroom learning to work through participating in practical experience in public schools and will begin working with students in local schools during their first year, and continue to student-teach throughout the four-year program. 

In a survey of our 2014-15 graduates, 100 percent of movement and sports studies majors who responded reported being in graduate school or employed after graduating.

Career Outcomes

Our recent graduates have pursued the following opportunities. 

Company Name Job Title Location
Justice Resource Institute Overdose Prevention Coordinator Framingham, Mass.
Old Mill Pond Elementary School/Converse Middle School Health Teacher Palmer, Mass.
Belchertown High School Physical Education Teacher Belchertown, Mass.
Don Bosco Preparatory High School Assistant Track and Field Coach Ramsey, N.J.
Dwight School Physical Education Teacher New York, N.Y.
Fields Memorial School Physical Education/Health Teacher Bozrah, Conn.
Mary M. Walsh School Health and Physical Education Teacher Springfield, Mass.
Newbury Elementary School Physical Education Teacher Newbury, Mass.
North Reading High School Physical Education Teacher North Reading, Mass.
Pequannock Valley School Health/Physical Education Teacher/Football Coach Pompton Plains, N.J.
Sweden & Martina Implantology Territory Sales Representative Due Carrare, Italy

Graduate School

Recent graduates from our major have also gone on to enroll into the prestigious graduate school programs below. 

College/University Name Field of Study
Endicott College Athletic Administration
Merrimack College Exercise and Sport Science
Montclair State University Nutrition and Food Science
Sacred Heart University Education
Springfield College Exercise Science and Sport Studies
Springfield College Physical Education
Springfield College  Psychology
Springfield College Rehabilitation Counseling


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Success after Springfield College

Nicholas Myers '01 studied movement and sports studies (physical education) at Springfield College. Myers now serves as the head men's lacrosse coach at the Ohio State University.

His advice for Springfield College students? "Go big right out of college and chase whatever dream you have!"

Head Men's Lacrosse Coach of the Ohio State University Buckeyes speaking to his team before a game.