The sport industry continues to experience significant growth as a business sector of the economy. As the industry expands, so does the need for sport management specialists who are trained in business management skills and also demonstrate sensitivity to the unique features of the sport enterprise. College graduates in sport management can pursue careers in professional sport franchises, stadium and arena management, ski resorts, corporate fitness centers, college sport programs, sport media industries, sporting goods merchandising, and a wide variety of other sport-related areas. Students in this program receive specialized training in areas such as sport law, marketing, finance, and event management, which are all integrated by way of the comprehensive internship requirement.
Students earning a B.S. degree in sport management are required to complete 121 credits, including the university core curriculum (40 credits), the business program core (30 credits), non-Business elective requirements, and QANL 2216. The following are in addition to the aforementioned curricular requirements: