/ Kinesiology Department

Professional Tennis Management

The Professional Tennis Management (PTM) program is a collaboration between our exercise science major and the United States Tennis Association (USTA).

Outdoor Tennis Stadium

We place a strong emphasis on player wellness and coaching as well as applied experience in program and facility management. This rare and unique combination will have graduates poised for successful careers in the tennis industry, and provides access to a career path with nearly 100 percent placement for new graduates.

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Can I really make a career in tennis?
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A Winning Combination: Tennis Management and Exercise Science
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Why PTM at Hope College?

Upon completion of our rigorous exercise science major and PTM program, students will automatically receive certification through both the United States Professional Tennis Association (USPTA) and the Professional Tennis Registry (PTR). Students will have the opportunity to study in award-winning tennis facilities and learn from nationally recognized tennis teaching professionals.


Our program includes coursework in our exercise science major as well as tennis-specific content totaling 65 credit hours out of the 126 hours that students must complete across the college's curriculum to graduate.

Course Sequence

Learn all that you can do with a PTM degree