The University designed the Bachelor of Science in Sports Management to prepare coaches, athletes, front-office management and other professionals interested in the global sports industry.
This interdisciplinary degree applies key management, leadership, marketing, and administration-based competencies used today in amateur, collegiate, and professional sports organizations. Students learn to analyze, evaluate, and synthesize core issues central to sports finance, marketing, sociology, and ethics.
Students pursue these career-relevant objectives:
Classes are taught by experienced sports instructor-practitioners and the curriculum is designed in consultation with sports industry advisory council to keep pace with industry best practices. Many students, alumni, and instructors are actively involved in affiliated organizations such as the Sports & Health Sciences and Sports Management online community, Society of Human Resource Management, Golden Key International Honour Society, and more.
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