Sports Management

The Bachelor of Science with a major in Sports Management is offered for students interested in a career in physical education, health and wellness, recreation, and sports. The program of study provides students with a background to establish, manage, and evaluate their own recreational, sports, and/or fitness center. Students will receive the knowledge and background for a career in commercial and/or non-profit facilities.

Sports Management Program Outcomes

Students who successfully complete the Bachelor of Science Degree in Sports Management should be able to meet the following Divisional and University outcomes:


  • Actively be able to access and evaluate relevant information and then apply sports management knowledge, technical skills and professional competencies needed in order to make sound decisions.
  • Be able to express ideas through a variety of multimodal channels, (including both the written and spoken word) in a professional, engaged manner
  • Articulate, explain and compare the organizational elements, structure, performance, terminology, and delivery modalities for the U.S. and global sports management systems.


  • Demonstrate knowledge and create solutions through continuous development of the creative, critical thinking and problem solving skills that are needed within the sports management profession.
  • Explore career opportunities and critically evaluate principles and practices applied to global sports management solutions.
  • Analyze records, interpret variance and assess opportunities and risks, in order to make recommendations for action based on organizational goals.


  • Show a clear understanding of the microenvironment between the legal, economic, and social environments within the sports management profession.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and application of prescribed ethical codes, and behaviors and their value within both the workplace and society.
  • Understand team and individual management, organizational skills, supervision and coaching techniques to effectively lead across organization, department, and work group units to meet diverse stakeholder and organizational goals in a variety of sports management environments.
Majors and Minors

Major Minor

BS in Sports Management Sports Management Minor
Last updated: 08/03/2022