Sports Studies

Mission
To enhance the knowledge and competencies of our students to empower them to become leaders in the Canadian sports system.

Vision
To become a prominent department in the Canadian University system recognized for the learning experience provided to the students. Using sound theoretical and practical pedagogical approaches, we equip the leaders of today and tomorrow to make a meaningful contribution to the sports community.

Why should you choose Sports Studies at Bishop’s?

The Sports Studies Program at Bishop’s provides an intensive study of sport and exercise in society with a primary focus on three themes: Athletic Development, Sport Business, and Exercise and Health.

The programs are general Bachelor of Arts degrees, designed to encourage students to develop liberal education competencies while acquiring in-depth knowledge in at least one area of specialization.

The programs also provide opportunity for practical experiences.

Where can this lead me?

After graduation, students will be qualified to work in the field of athletic development (e.g., as a physical trainer, coach, per­formance analyst, or member of a support team), in the man­agement business of sport (e.g., administrator of a provincial/ national sport organization, municipal leisure department, sport centre, or professional team), or to pursue additional studies in a health-related discipline (e.g., physiotherapy, athletic therapy, public health, etc.).

Sports Studies class with Maxime

Courses & Programs

Not sure whether you completed all the requirements of your program? Have a look at the Sports Studies Major booklet.

Want to know more about Sports Studies at Bishop’s? Contact Us!