Sport Management Management is a business management-focused curriculum. Graduating students receive a Bachelor of Science degree in Sport Management. Sport Management has 30 hours of free electives that allow students opportunities to pursue minors in areas such as business management, journalism, accounting, sport science, coaching education, nonprofit studies, psychology and sociology. A concentration is available in Professional Golf Management.

Students learn from faculty who are experts in various areas of sport management and are committed to quality teaching, research, and service. Hands-on experience through a three-month internship experience opens career doors and provides opportunities for domestic and international travel and study.

Global Benefits

  • Socio-cultural understanding
  • Ethical responsibility
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Management and leadership skills
  • Economic development

Sport Management Student Profile

  • Business Savvy
  • Passionate about sports
  • Enjoys working with people
  • Proven problem solver
  • Likes to organize events and activities
  • Demonstrates good time management skills
  • Interested in sales and marketing
  • Displays ability to multi-task
  • Desires a non-traditional work schedule
  • Committed to ethical and legal practices

Sport Management website has more information about the major, careers and student profiles.

Watch this video about the Department of Parks, Recreation & Tourism Management; Sport Management is part of this department.

Meet two Sport Management majors, Allyson Gupton and Anthony Greene.

Courses include:

Introduction to Sport Management, Sport Law Services, Facilities and Event Marketing, Sport Management, Managerial Accounting, Introduction to Business Processes

  • Business, Management, Finance
  • Sport and Leisure
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Related Minors
  • Accounting
  • Business Administration
  • Journalism
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Sports Science
  • Statistics
  • Turfgrass
Skills You Could Develop
  • Management Practices
  • Communication & Marketing
  • Economic Development
  • Sustainable Policies
  • Community Well-Being
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Career Titles
  • Fan Development Coordinator
  • General Manager
  • Group Sales Representative
  • Sponsorship Account Manager
  • Community Athletic Director
  • Facilities and Operation Manager
  • Sport Journalist
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