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Department of Sport Management

Dr. Susan Payne helps students in her class.The growth and development of the sports industry world-wide has created opportunities for management professionals in a wide variety of settings.

A sport management education provides students with the administrative skills needed for the success of organizations that focus on sport activities, sport products, or sport services.

The curriculum familiarizes students with the diverse aspects of sport management, including:

  • Management Competencies
  • Facility Management
  • Marketing and Finance of Sport
  • Sport Law and Ethical Issues
  • Media Relations
  • Sport Tourism

During the senior year, students will participate in an internship which will give practical experience and enable them to develop a network of professional contacts in the industry.