B.S. in Sport Administration
This program is a close collaboration between the Department of Wellness and Sport Sciences and the Department of Management and Marketing. The B.S. in Sport Administration includes four separate options in Sport Business, Sport Coaching, a Management minor, or a Marketing minor. Each option culminates with students participating in an internship capstone experience.
MDST in Sport Journalism
The MDST concentration in Sport Journalism trains students to write, report and develop multimedia sport packages while giving them an understanding of the role of sports journalism in society. Building sports communities through print, digital and social media will be emphasized through experimental learning opportunities. Students will learn the methods and techniques for communicating about sports in a variety of formats, media, and contexts.
Double major in Sport Journalism and Media & Broadcasting
“One Diploma. One Degree. Two Majors. 120 credits.”
Students interested in Sport Media/Broadcasting can enroll both majors. Students who enter Millersville as a Freshman and follow the 4-year plan will be able to graduate with both majors and finish at 120 credits. Those students who start the double major after their first semester should work closely with their advisors to finish the program in a timely manner.
Pre-Athletic Training 3+2 Degree
This is a dual degree program for well-prepared students. During 3 years of study at MU, students complete the requirements for admission to an affiliated graduate program. Upon completion of 1 year of graduate study, credits transfer back to MU to satisfy the requirements for the BS degree in Allied Health Technology, Pre-Athletic Training. Students then earn a Master of Science in Athletic Training from the affiliated university after the second year of graduate study.
Current affiliations with Lock Haven & Slippery Rock Universities' Master of Science in Athletic Training degree programs.
Sports Medicine Degree
The Sports Medicine degree program is for students who envision a future career in healthcare professions such as athletic trainer, physical therapist, occupational therapist, physician assistant, or orthopedic medicine – a branch of medicine that focuses on the care of the skeletal system. This academic major provides students with the foundational knowledge of the human body, sport performance, and basic injury care. This major also provides students with the prerequisite coursework they will need to become eligible for graduate school. Healthcare professional preparation programs typically require that students hold a bachelor’s degree prior to admission into graduate school. This major is for students who wish to pursue graduate school at other universities and colleges upon earning their bachelor’s degree at Millersville University. Admission to graduate school is highly competitive. Many programs require that candidates complete an interview and demonstrate their ability for advanced study through undergraduate grades earned and overall grade point average. Students in the Sports Medicine program are assigned an academic advisor who will recommend strategies that promote success.
Athletic Coaching Minor
The Department of Wellness and Sport Sciences offers a minor in athletic coaching for those wishing to develop the knowledge and skills necessary to safely coach athletes. Students are eligible to receive certification in the American Sports Education Program.