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Bachelor of Science in Sport Management

The Mission of the undergraduate Sport Management program is to cultivate a Christ-centered learning community that exposes students to the wide range of opportunities available to them in the sport industry.

SPORT BUSINESS CONCENTRATION:

+ A multidisciplinary area of study which offers Kinesiology coursework blended with courses surrounding business principles
+ Includes 64 required credits, 34 from the School of Kinesiology and 30 from the School of Business
+ Provides opportunities for a broad range of internships based on student interest

A degree in Sport Management – Business enables students to ethically apply the fundamental concepts of management, finance, law and marketing to professional and amateur sports. Students seeking a degree in Sport Management will have the opportunity to learn about the impact of sports
through the social, economic, personal, and environment sides of the industry. Courses are designed to offer a balance of sport-specific and general business practices while providing the opportunity for a student to learn directly from industry professionals through internships and practicum experiences.

SPORT COMMUNICATION CONCENTRATION


+ A multidisciplinary area of study which offers Kinesiology coursework blended with courses surrounding communication principles
+ Includes 64 required credits, 34 from the School of Kinesiology and 30 from our Communication and Cultural Studies Department
+ Provides opportunities for a broad range of internships based on student interest

A degree in Sport Management – Communications enables students to understand and apply the fundamental concepts of social media, marketing, journalism, sport broadcasting for professional and amateur sports. Students seeking a degree in Sport Management will have the opportunity to learn about the communication of sports through a variety of formats, and how different forms of media can impact the world of sports. Courses are designed to offer a balance of sport-specific and
communication practices while providing the opportunity for a student to learn directly from industry professionals through internships and practicum experiences. Course work in Sport Management – Communications also allows students the opportunity to write for SNU’s The ECHO newspaper and interact directly with our own Athletic Communications department in a variety of ways.

Students in the undergraduate sport management program will be able to prepare for a multitude of careers within the arena of sport. Examples of those positions include, but are not limited to, account executive for professional franchises, associate/assistant athletic director at the intercollegiate level, business manager, college/university athletic director, conference office positions, corporate administrator of sporting events, fundraising administrator, public relations director, sales representatives for sporting goods company, sport governing body positions, sports broadcasting, sports information director within intercollegiate athletics, sports journalism, and/or a tournament director.

Jobs available with a degree in Sport Management:

  • Athletics Administrator
  • Sport Marketer
  • Sport Psychologist
  • Sports Agent
  • Public Relations Manager
  • Event Coordinator

SNU offers you the opportunity to study with credentialed faculty as you journey toward graduation, another step closer to reaching your goals. These scholars with a Christian worldview will mentor and guide you along the way.  SNU’s smaller size allows students to interact with faculty — not only in the classroom, but also through impactful mentoring, personal advising, and meaningful research. Come and be known; come and belong.

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