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Bachelor of Science in Sport Management

Bachelor of Science in Sport Management

University of Delaware

Newark Campus, Newark, United States
  • QS World University Rankings
    531-540
  • Degree Other
  • Study Level Bachelors
The sport management field is a network of professionals who work behind the scenes to produce the sport events that are consumed by spectators and fans. The Sport Management major is designed for students interested in a career in the over $200 billion sport industry. Sport Management majors will take essential business courses that will enable them to develop quantitative analysis skills and an understanding of essential business concepts and theories as well as courses that are specific to the Sport Management discipline. Sport Management courses include sport marketing, sport finance, legal aspects of Sport Management, ethics in sport, and international Sport Management. Students may also take elective courses in the areas of administration of intercollegiate athletics, sporting event and facility management, and media relations in sport. Students are required to complete a nine credit internship during their senior year and are encouraged to volunteer with the UD Athletic Department and other sport organizations during the semester and over summers. The goal is for students to gain as much practical experience as possible while also developing a professional network within the sport industry. Career paths: Employment opportunities for Sport Management graduates are diverse and rewarding. Included in these opportunities are professional and minor league sport franchises, professional sporting events, intercollegiate athletic departments, sport marketing and sports event management companies, high school athletics, sport facility management, national and international governing bodies, and businesses that use sports to market their products. Students are also prepared to pursue graduate studies in sport management and other disciplines.