Bachelor of Arts Sport Management

Bachelor of Arts in Sport Management

Build Your Mind and Career with a Sport Management Degree

Do you watch your favorite team and think about what key players they could trade for to make the team better? Or perhaps you attend an event and think about how more efficiently the arena could have handled the seating and food service? A Bachelor of Arts in Sport Management is the perfect way to follow that passion and pursue a career as a leader in the world of sports. The insights, tools, and training you’ll receive with this degree will provide you the confidence and knowledge to pursue a leadership role in professional or college sports, community or youth sports and recreation, or arena and facility management.

Degrees and professional skills that put you to work

Be ready. Your SMC degree will prepare you to step right into the work world with a solid academic foundation. You’ll also benefit from the Camak Core professional development program as part of your degree. The Camak Core courses give you the opportunity for practical experiences and workplace skills development while you’re still in college. After graduation, you’ll succeed faster, feel more confident and adjust much more quickly to working life. 

It’s your future – pick your degree pathway

Your plan for the future starts with choosing the degree program that works for you. Matching your interests with your degree and career path gives you a better chance of success and enjoying what you do. With a sport management degree, you’ll learn how to turn your love of sports into your career. 

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Degree Plan

All the knowledge (and skills) you’ll need

Sport Management graduates will learn the inner workings of the business of sports, including contracts, event marketing, communications, and more. You’ll be prepared to move into various positions in sports, events, or talent management.

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What You’ll Do with a Sport Management Degree

With a Bachelor of Arts in Sport Management, you’ll have a wide range of job prospects you’ll be ready to move into immediately or work your way into, including:

  • Athletic director
  • Community recreation manager
  • Arena or facility manager
  • Player agent or talent scout
  • Sports information director
  • Sports event manager
  • Sports marketing coordinator
  • Sports communication specialist
  • Sports analytics specialist
  • Ticketing manager
  • Sports equipment manager
  • Sports finance and accounting
  • Sports tourism and event planner
  • Sports law and compliance
  • Fitness and wellness management
  • Sports coaching and instruction

Affordable for a Reason

Thanks to our generous scholarship and financial aid opportunities, it’s likely you’ll pay way less than you think for an SMC education. You may even be able to attend tuition-free! Check it out for yourself!

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What’s Camak Core

It's our for-credit career readiness courses that give you workplace skills now, so you can stand out to employers later.

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