The PTM program includes three paid internships at clubs, resorts and facilities throughout the United States. Graduates are prepared for careers in a myriad of tennis-related positions, such as teaching professionals, tennis directors, club managers and sales representatives.
The program was originally reviewed and endorsed in 1986 by the USPTA, and then again in 2014 by the USTA. Consistent with this status, students will earn USPTA Professional certification or higher by graduation. Other educational and certification opportunities are available, as well, including:
Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) Tennis Teaching certification
United States Racquet Stringers Association (USRSA) Professional Racquet Advisor (PRA) and Master Racquet Technician (MRT) certifications
Designation as a licensed Cardio Tennis instructor
Learning from industry expert presentations and seminars
Participating in the Professional Tennis Management Student Association
The PTM program is part of the College of Business, which is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). ACBSP is a leading specialized accreditation association for business education supporting, celebrating, and rewarding teaching excellence.