About the Major
The Bachelor of Science in Sport Management is an interdisciplinary program that examines sport business and provides professional preparation for jobs in one of the nation’s largest industries. This program enhances the liberal arts curriculum by combining business, economics, philosophy, English, accounting, mass communication and sport-management related courses in exercise and sport science.
Students successfully completing the requirements of this major will be prepared for careers in profit and nonprofit sport and recreation organizations, including industries such as youth sports, professional and semi-professional sports, and sports in educational settings.
Job opportunities exist within the sport management profession in such positions as: athletic director, sports information director, intramural director, community recreation manager, sales person, media relations director, sports entrepreneurship, sports club manager, ticket operations, and sales and promotions, among many others. Students would also be prepared for graduate studies in sports management or athletic administration.