PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. -- Keiser University has introduced a Bachelor of Science degree in Sport Management with concentrations in Golf, Psychology, and Sports Medicine & Fitness Technology, which is designed to prepare students for careers in sport-related industries.
"This program targets students interested in the sports management field and allows them to earn a traditional sports management degree with varied concentrations," said John McMurry, Campus Vice President. "This program is entirely online and has three concentrations: Golf Management, Psychology, and Sports Medicine & Fitness Technology."
Concentration in Golf Management teaches students how to understand the legal ramifications of managing a golf facility as it relates to both business law and human resource management. The concentration in Sports Medicine & Fitness Technology educates on how to comprehend the principles of applied kinesiology, exercise leadership, advanced care and prevention of athletic injuries, substance abuse, nutrition, health and stress management. Finally there is the concentration in Psychology where students will gain knowledge on the principles of learning, adolescent psychology, adult development and aging, health psychology, addictive behaviors and sports psychology.
The Keiser University College of Golf features a 20,000-square-foot facility includes a 1,500-square-foot indoor putting green, advanced launch monitor technology, TaylorMade MAT-T swing analysis system, an interactive golf simulator provided by ForeGolf powered by SIRGUL, and a golf club repair lab equipped by Mitchell Golf Equipment. Students also receive access to the highly acclaimed PGA Center for Golf Learning and Performance where they can practice on a 35-acre lighted practice range, short game areas, bunker facility and extensive putting greens. Keiser University College of Golf also gives students daily access to several PGA Master Professionals, such as Brian Hughes, Dr. Eric Wilson, and Golf Magazine top 100 teacher Dr. T.J. Tomasi.
Keiser University's Associate of Science degree in Golf Management prepares students for a variety of positions in the golf industry. In this program, students are prepared to provide golf instruction, manage golf course operations, ensure appropriate maintenance of golf facilities and equipment, as well as integrate the play of golf into the broader hospitality and recreation domain. Keiser University's Bachelor of Science degree in Sport Management with a concentration in Golf Management focuses on the managerial and business aspects of a career in golf. The curriculum supports an expanded professional role of sports managers and graduates of associate degree programs in golf, hospitality, fitness, sports, recreation and other related fields.
Students interested in attending Keiser University College of Golf can inquire at the College of Golf campus at 1860 Fountainview Blvd, Port St. Lucie, Fla.; online at www.CollegeofGolf.KeiserUniversity.edu; or call 888.355.4465.
About Keiser University:
Keiser University (KU) is a private, not-for-profit university serving nearly 18,000 students pursuing doctoral through associate degrees on 15 campuses and online and employing nearly 3,500 staff and faculty. Keiser University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award certificates and degrees at the associate, baccalaureate, masters, and doctoral levels. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Keiser University. Sixty-two percent of KU students graduate in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) and healthcare fields, providing the talented workforce necessary for Florida to compete globally. Keiser University's educational reach extends globally through its international programs, including the Latin Division, a cooperative agreement in the Eastern European nation of Moldova, and a campus in Shanghai, China.
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