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Sport Management Bachelor's Degree

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Program Overview

The Bachelor of Science in Sport Management degree is designed to assist students to meet their professional and personal goals, including graduating with sufficient competitive skills and knowledge to obtain meaningful employment and facilitate reasonable career advancement in the area of sport management.

Students are educated for careers as administrators and managers in athletic, health, and country clubs, as well as entry-level management positions in college and professional athletic organizations.

Additionally, students are prepared for diverse roles in the areas of sport marketing and promotions, facility management and planning, activity programming and event management.

An internship at the conclusion of the students' academic preparation provides them with on-the-job experience and networking opportunities. In addition to employment, this degree will prepare students for graduate school.

Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Demonstrate appropriate management and leadership skills in the industry in a variety of events and venues and for varying populations.
  2. Apply the ethical, legal, marketing and communication principles to sport management scenarios.
  3. Base practice on current knowledge, theory and research.
  4. Assume responsibility and accountability for evaluation of own practice.