What You Can Do With This Degree

Courses in Sport & Exercise Science and Sport Management core, the business minor, and the recreational diving industry will provide you with a broad base of knowledge on which to build your career.

The SM-Diving Industry program is committed to developing well-educated leaders for an exploding global market of adventure travel, tourism and the related industries that support these leisure activities. Those who are passionate about diving can turn an avocation into the vocation of a lifetime.

This program can prepare you for career opportunities in the travel/tourism industry or to dive global locales as an underwater photographer. You might also choose to own or operate a recreational diving or other recreational/leisure company where you can use your knowledge of business skills in the areas of marketing, management, and retailing. The skills you will develop in human resource management will open pathways to a variety of job opportunities. You might also consider other possible career fields in diving safety, marine science, or the manufacturing sector of the growing SCUBA industry.

As a professional aquatic educator you can use your critical thinking and leadership skills to enhance the quality of people's lives through sport and recreation. As underwater ambassadors you can reach out to children and adults of all ages and physical ability levels and partner marine conservation efforts to protect the underwater resources that are so important to the future of our planet.