The Sports Management program provides students with the
opportunity to pursue careers at all levels of sports management, from local
recreational facilities to professional organizations. This degree leads
to possible employment in three sports industry segments: Spectator, Participant, and Consumer.
Students will be prepared to enter the workforce in entry-level positions
and/or continue their education through articulation agreements with local
The coursework is designed to give the student a broad-based
understanding of management, finance, accounting, marketing, communications,
and the legal aspects of business as it relates to the sports industry.
Specific coursework in Sports Management will provide students with knowledge
of the role of sports in society and the role of management in sports.
The curriculum is also designed to give students the foundation needed to
prepare for the national certification exam administered by the Sports Management Institute.