Sport Studies is an interdisciplinary program exposing students to a wide range of approaches to the study of physical activity and the culture of sport, including ethics, physical education, health and wellness, kinesiology, history, politics, business, law, physiology, and psychology. Graduates will have a strong understanding of the influence of sport on the mind and body as well as society at large. Additionally, experience outside of the classroom is obtained through internships in various health, sport, media, and wellness settings that are available to students while attending Manhattanville College.
Coursework is designed to establish a foundational knowledge that will prepare students to consider many of career paths after graduation.
Health and Wellness
Personal Training and Fitness
Professional Tennis Management
Sport & Exercise Psychology
Sport Business and Management
Manhattanville College students may declare a second major or an academic minor, such as psychology, communication and media, legal studies, marketing, or biology, which can help Sport Studies graduates tailor their education toward specific career aspirations. This strategic approach will help students stand apart from other applicants during job and graduate school interviews.
Professional Tennis Management is a concentration for majors in Sport Studies requiring specific course-work to prepare you for careers in the tennis world.
Undergraduate students can apply three science prerequisite courses that can be used to enter the MAT at Manhattanville College in Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy program upon completion of the BA. Super Start is a program offered to undergraduate students to prepare them for the MAT in Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy. For more information on the program, including a list of the pre-requisite courses to be taken as an undergraduate, please click here.
Professor Amy Bass, from Manhattanville's Sports Studies Department, gives an overview of the department, classes, and more!
Amy Bass, Chair of the Division of Social Science & Communication, Professor of Sport Studies