Bachelor of Science in Sport Management
Score a Winning Career with a Sport Management Degree
This program is offered on Campus and Online.
You live for the rush of competitive sport. You strive to be the best, both on and off the field. Now turn that passion into a career with a sport management degree from Post University. Our graduates have been recruited for sport management jobs in athletic administration, sports marketing, ticket sales, game-day operations, and community relations for a variety of professional sports organizations, amateur sports organizations, and collegiate athletic conferences.
Why should you pursue a campus-based or online sports management degree? You like to compete, right? There is no simply no better way to prepare for the ultimate competitions on the business side of sports than with a degree specifically designed to help you succeed: Post University’s Bachelor of Science in Sport Management.
As with any foray into a competitive arena, you will begin your sport management studies with the foundations of the field. Then you’ll take deep dives into specific areas in the business of sports, such as societal sport, sport administration, sport events and facility management, sport marketing, sport law, and sport economics. In each course, an emphasis is placed on adapting to the fast-paced change of sport management, integrating business concepts, building communication skills, and developing a highly ethical and professional business management style. You’ll also examine global perspectives for sports, as there are any number of opportunities in the business to be found around the world.
Before graduating, you will complete an internship which will allow you to gain valuable hands-on experience in a sport management setting. Based on your career aspirations, you may find internship opportunities with professional sports teams, collegiate and high school athletic departments, YMCAs, and Boys & Girls Clubs of America.
What can you do with a bachelor’s in sport management?
Upon completion of studies of your sport management degree program, you could find yourself pursuing a number of critical management and leadership roles in sports business.
With your degree in hand, you’ll have the skills to pursue career opportunities in athletic administration, sport marketing, ticket sales, game-day operations, and community relations.
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Sport Management Degree Concentrations
Once you complete your core courses in the field of sport management, you will have the opportunity to tailor your degree to your specific career objectives with a concentration in Sport Communication or Sport Psychology.
This concentration allows you to expand your knowledge in the subject area of communication, publicly, professionally, and personally. You’ll explore the history of sports broadcasting, dive into social media, and brush up on your communication skills in areas ranging from press releases to media guides to press conferences.
In addition to covering fundamentals of psychology in general and psychology in a sport setting, curriculum for your Sport Psychology concentration will have you examining ways to handle and manage different personality types.
Get in the Game with Your Sport Management Degree
At Post University, our goal is to get you from the starting gate to the finish line, and we will support you every step of the way. Whether you attend classes at our Connecticut campus or online, you will receive unmatched personal attention throughout your educational journey.
We take great pride in the capability of our faculty—each of who are highly academically qualified and extensively experienced in the industry—and our career-focused curriculum to prepare you for the next level. Unlike most sport management colleges, our bachelor’s in sport management degree program is housed in our School of Business which provides you with the skills you need to succeed in the real world.
Don’t miss your shot. Contact us today to enroll in our on-campus or online sport management degree program today.
This degree program is programmatically accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).
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