Sports Management Major

Major or Minor

The sport management major is designed for students who have an interest in the day-to-day operations of the sport industry. Through internship experience, students have the opportunity to apply the knowledge gained in their coursework to real life situations.

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Sports Management Major

Bachelor of Arts (BA) Program – 4 years

  • Sport Management
  • Sports Marketing
  • Sports Events and Facilities
  • Business Law
  • Public Relations

Prepare for an exciting future in:

  • Sales
  • Operations/Facilities
  • Social Media
  • Scouting
  • Sports Law
  • Sports Marketing
  • Sports Analytics
  • Advertising/Promotion
  • Broadcasting
  • Fitness/Recreation
  • Sport Business Development
  • Sport Compliance

Or, prepare for an exciting future as a/an:

  • Sports Agent
  • Athletic Director
  • Sports Event Manager

Recent graduates have found employment in organizations such as:

  • Major League Baseball
  • Athletic director
  • Managing a fitness center

You’ll gain career-shaping skills such as:

  • Leadership
  • Teamwork/People Management
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Time Management
  • Communication

Students take part in internships in places such as:

  • South Bend Cubs Organization (Minor League Baseball)
  • Local high school athletic departments with current athletic directors
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Sport Management Major Highlights

The sport management major is designed for students who have an interest in the day-to-day operations/business side of the sport industry or organization.

Also Consider These Areas of Study

As you’re pursuing a degree in sports management, you may explore pairing it with one of the following degrees:

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