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Department of Kinesiology


Don't take our word for it, read what former students have to say about our Sport Administration program:

Program Quality & Student Experience

"What I learned here will impact me the rest of my career."

Lacey Smyth
Academic Advisor
Oregon State

"My early success within the NFL is directly related to the skills & guidance given to me while in the program."

John Middlekauff
Former NFL Scout
TV & Radio Commentator

"The Fresno State Sport Administration program was a life changing experience. I am so proud to be a graduate of this great program."

Chris Spells
General Manager, Arrillaga Center
Stanford University

"I consider my two years in the Sport Administration program at Fresno State two of the best years of my life. During those years, I developed life-long friendships and was taught the skills to become successful in the competitive world of college athletics."

Jerad Meyer
Assistant Director of Scholarship Fund
University of Wisconsin

"I had a great experience in the Sport Administration program at Fresno State. It helped to prepare me for my career and I was surrounded by a great network of classmates that I continue to keep in contact with on a professional and friendship level."

Meridith Barthman
Former Cheerleader
San Francisco 49ers

Career Preparation

"The Sport Administration program at Fresno State is much more than a graduate degree. I developed leadership skills and sport network contacts that are essential for my career."

Matt Studwell
Director of Events
Fresno State

"The Fresno State Sports Admin Program has been a major influence on my career. The tools I gained during my time in the program have been the reason for my success."

Hank Charles
Assistant Director of Business Development
University of Colorado

"Any aspiring professional would be greatly benefited by being a part of the Sport Administration program at Fresno State."

Taylor Masters
Athletic Trainer

"The Sport Administration Program equipped me with strong networking skills that assisted in obtaining my dream job outside of California."

Ervin Hernandez
PE Teacher & Football Coach
Phoenix, AZ

Curriculum & Faculty

"I wanted to become better-rounded in the sport industry and this program was just what I was looking for and more. The curriculum and course work prepare you for any job in sports at any level."

Theresa Kurtz
Athletic Communications
University of Kansas

"The professors are passionate and it resonates in their classrooms. I thank them for what they have done for me and now consider them life long friends and mentors."

Chris Wilson
Baseball Operations
Fresno Grizzlies