Our movement and sports studies major are in such high demand because our students graduate with extensive content knowledge and field experience. You’ll put classroom learning to work through participating in practical experience in varied settings.

In a survey of our 2017-2018 graduates, 100 percent of movement and sports studies majors who responded reported being in graduate school or employed within 6 months of graduating.

Career Outcomes

Our recent graduates have pursued the following opportunities. 

Company Name Job Title Location
Justice Resource Institute Overdose Prevention Coordinator Framingham, Mass.
Central Connecticut State University Assistant Football Coach New Britain, Conn.
Gleason Family YMCA Rock Wall Operator Wareham, Mass.
Palmetto Tennis Center Performance Professional Sumter, S.C.
Alfond Youth Center Head Swim Coach Waterville, Maine
Becker College Assistant Football Coach Worcester, Mass.
US Coast Guard Academy Assistant Lacrosse Coach New London, Conn.
Pine Creek Minature Golf Manager Flemington, 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
Northeastern University Sports Leadership
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.