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  • Program Type
    Major, Minor
  • Degrees Offered
    B.S.
  • School
    Gary Tharaldson School of Business

Work in the field of your dreams. Prepare for a management position in the sports or entertainment industry.

What You’ll Learn

You’ll explore the key components of professional sport and leisure management and learn to apply marketing concepts to the sport and entertainment industries. You’ll study the fundamentals of small business management, human resources, event planning, and facilities design.

Get hands-on experience.

Gain career preparation through experience-based classroom work and a comprehensive internship program of not less than 200 hours.

Develop teamwork skills.

Learn to work effectively in a team environment, working closely with world-class faculty who bring professional experience to the classroom.

Mary’s marketing program is a good complement to the sport and leisure management degree.

Course Requirements

Please visit our catalog for a list of all courses and credits.

Careers & Outcomes

Employment Trends

A sport and leisure management degree prepares graduates for a wide range of career paths in fields ranging from recreational, collegiate and professional sports to the entertainment industry.

Career Paths

  • Agent
  • Contract negotiator
  • Event manager
  • Fitness center director
  • Educator
  • Marketer
  • Public relations specialist
  • Tourism director
  • Coach
  • Athletic director
  • Facilities manager

Take Your Next Step in Sport & Leisure Management