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United States Sports Academy

United States Sports Academy is a college with 95 students located in Daphne, AL.

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The UNITED STATES SPORTS ACADEMY is an independent, non-profit, accredited, special mission sports university created to serve the nation and the world with programs in instruction, research and service. The role of the Academy is to prepare men and women for careers in the profession of sports.

The Academy awards the Bachelor of Sports Science (B.S.S.), Master of Sports Science (M.S.S.) and Doctor of Education in Sports Management (Ed.D.) degrees. Undergraduate students may choose to major in Sports Management, Sports Coaching or Sports Studies. Undergraduates may also choose an emphasis in Sports Security. The Master's degree students may select majors in Sports Management, Sports Coaching, Sports Fitness and Health or Sports Studies. Emphasis areas at the Master's degree level are available in Sport Psychology, NCAA Compliance, Olympism or Personal Training. The Doctor of Education in Sports Management program offers five areas of specialization, including Sports Theory, Sports Medicine, Sports Coaching, Fitness and Health and Olympism.

The Academy's Continuing Education department offers a wide variety of individual courses, certificate programs, certification programs and CEU credits for professionals -- all available online. Certificate programs offered include Sports Management, Sports Coaching, Human Performance and Collegiate Compliance. Certification programs are available in Sports Management, Sports Coaching, Sports Fitness, Personal Training, Sports Strength and Conditioning, Sports Studies, Bodybuilding, National Coaching, Sports Medicine, Wellness and NACDA.

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Student Life

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Student Body

Total Undergraduates 95
Gender 83% Male / 17% Female
Enrollment Breakdown 15% Full Time / 85% Part Time
Ethnic Diversity
Percentage
White 20%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 1%
Multi-racial 0%
Hispanic/Latino 2%
Ethnicity Unknown 68%
Black or African American 7%
Asian 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1%

Student Services

  • Career And Alumni Services
  • Libraries
  • Remedial Coursework

Academics

Academics

Popular Majors

Physical Education Teaching and Coaching (46%), Sport and Fitness Administration/Management (43%), Sports Studies (10%)

Majors Offered

Bachelor's

A program that prepares individuals to teach physical education programs and/or to coach sports at various educational levels.

Job Opportunities:

Education Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses pertaining to education, such as counseling, curriculum, guidance, instruction, teacher education, and teaching English as a second language. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.
Recreation and Fitness Studies Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses pertaining to recreation, leisure, and fitness studies, including exercise physiology and facilities management. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.
Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education
Teach students in one or more subjects in public or private schools at the middle, intermediate, or junior high level, which falls between elementary and senior high school as defined by applicable laws and regulations.
Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education
Teach students in one or more subjects, such as English, mathematics, or social studies at the secondary level in public or private schools. May be designated according to subject matter specialty.
Coaches and Scouts
Instruct or coach groups or individuals in the fundamentals of sports. Demonstrate techniques and methods of participation. May evaluate athletes' strengths and weaknesses as possible recruits or to improve the athletes' technique to prepare them for competition. Those required to hold teaching degrees should be reported in the appropriate teaching category.
Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors
Instruct or coach groups or individuals in exercise activities. Demonstrate techniques and form, observe participants, and explain to them corrective measures necessary to improve their skills.

Bachelor's

A program that prepares individuals to apply business, coaching and physical education principles to the organization, administration and management of athletic programs and teams, fitness/rehabilitation facilities and health clubs, sport recreation services, and related services. Includes instruction in program planning and development; business and financial management principles; sales, marketing and recruitment; event promotion, scheduling and management; facilities management; public relations; legal aspects of sports; and applicable health and safety standards.

Job Opportunities:

Recreation and Fitness Studies Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses pertaining to recreation, leisure, and fitness studies, including exercise physiology and facilities management. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.
Coaches and Scouts
Instruct or coach groups or individuals in the fundamentals of sports. Demonstrate techniques and methods of participation. May evaluate athletes' strengths and weaknesses as possible recruits or to improve the athletes' technique to prepare them for competition. Those required to hold teaching degrees should be reported in the appropriate teaching category.
Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors
Instruct or coach groups or individuals in exercise activities. Demonstrate techniques and form, observe participants, and explain to them corrective measures necessary to improve their skills.

A program that focuses on the psychological, sociological, and historical aspects of sport and physical activity. Includes instruction in theory of sport, sport psychology, sport in American society, gender and race/ethnicity and sport, and sports history.

Job Opportunities:

Recreation and Fitness Studies Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses pertaining to recreation, leisure, and fitness studies, including exercise physiology and facilities management. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

Administration & Faculty

President/CEO Dr. Thomas P. Rosandich
Accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
Full-time Faculty 7
Student : Faculty Ratio 8 : 1
Faculty Gender (% Male : Female) 100 :
Percentage of Faculty Members
Non-Tenure Track Faculty 100

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On-Campus Off-Campus
Stated Tuition $12,600 Same as On-Campus
Fees $1,200 Same as On-Campus
Housing N/A N/A
Books N/A N/A
Total (before financial aid) $13,800 $13,800

Financial Aid Websites

Learn more about financial aid at https://records.ussa.edu/empower/fusebox.cfm?fuseaction=webfaq01.

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