Sport Management

The sport management major offers career-minded students the opportunity to gain a broad based understanding of the major areas of sport management. Graduates in sport management move on to challenging and exciting careers in academic settings, professional sports, sports and recreational facilities, as well as health, fitness, and sport clubs. The sport management major is designed to prepare students to blend general management skills with the specific demands of managing sports organizations. Students acquire a strong foundation in management, finance, accounting, marketing, communications, ethics, and legal aspects of business. Specific courses in sport management provide students with an understanding of the role of sport in society, the role of management in sport, and the opportunities to apply their knowledge in sport-related organizations. Students supplement classroom teaching with a variety of practical experiences through field trips and by working in sport management settings through completion of practica and internships. Students in sport management gain both the knowledge and practical experiences which are necessary for their future success in a variety of sport management careers.

Sport Mangement