Careers and Internships

A wide range of career opportunities exists for graduates in physical education. Graduates who pursue teaching licensure have found employment at the elementary, middle, and secondary levels in and around the region. Rockford University enjoys a strong reputation for its teacher preparation program.

Graduates who pursue sport management have found employment opportunities with professional and semi-professional sports organizations, park districts, youth groups, recreational centers, the YMCA, Boys and Girls Clubs, fitness centers, and wellness clubs.

In addition, graduates in both programs of study are well prepared to pursue graduate studies. Many graduates have received graduate assistantships from universities around the region and country.