The Department of Sport Science was established in 2001 under the name of “Department of Exercise Science and Health Studies” in the College of Medical Science of University of Gondar. Since 2002 the department began to give training Bachelor of Science in Sport Science in regular and summer in-service undergraduate programs. Similarly, since 2013 based on the high need of the community MSc in volleyball coaching has been launched. After one year MED in physical education has been launched.
The University is making great strides in the expansion and diversification of academic programs to meet its missions objectively with the education and training policy of the Ministry of Education. Viewed in this way, the overriding purpose of an educational system is to prepare citizens of a country, with desirable and relevant knowledge, skills, attitudes social and ethical values, and making the citizens adaptable to their environment. Now a day’s sport science department has launching new department with Msc coaching Athletics, Coaching football, Exercise physiology, sport medicine, sport psychology. The department has also planned scale up the department to sport academy.