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BA in Sports and Recreation Management

Ashford University's Bachelor of Arts in Sports and Recreation Management program is designed to help students build their knowledge of business and management while studying aspects of sports, fitness, and recreation. Read on to find out more information about this bachelor's degree program.

Official Program Name:

Bachelor of Arts in Sports and Recreation Management

School Offering Program:

Ashford University

Degree Level:

Bachelor's

Forbes School of Business & Technology

Program Prerequisites:

Students considering enrollment in Ashford University's Bachelor of Arts in Sports and Recreation Management program should have graduated high school and should be at least 22 years old.

Program Description:

Students in the Bachelor of Arts in Sports and Recreation Management program learn to apply their love of sports and fitness to the world of business. Online courses help students to build their management and leadership skills while deepening their knowledge of the business aspects of the industry. This program is offered through the school's Forbes School of Business & Technologyâ„¢. Online business students also have access to a variety of unique online resources and events, such as online speaker series and webinars featuring business experts from Forbes.

Learning Format:

Online

Program Length:

120 credits.

Financial Aid:

Ashford University offers students several payment options, including cash plans, employer tuition reimbursement, direct employer billing, and military tuition assistance. Qualifying students may be eligible for financial aid.

Certain degree programs may not be available in all states.

For more information about on-time completion rates, the median loan debt of students who completed each program, and other important information, please visit:

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Tuition, Financial Aid & Start Dates

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Required Courses for a Bachelor of Arts in Sports and Recreation Management:

Course requirements are subject to change. Contact Ashford University to confirm the most accurate information before enrolling in a program.

Major Course Requirements

  • ACC 205: Principles of Accounting I (3 credits)
  • MGT 330: Management for Organizations (3 credits)
  • BUS 303: Human Resource Management (3 credits)
  • BUS 307: Operations Management & Quantitative Techniques (3 credits)
  • BUS 311: Business Law I (3 credits)
  • BUS 330: Principles of Marketing (3 credits)
  • SRM 410: Contemporary Issues in Sports Marketing & Management (3 credits)
  • ECO 203: Principles of Macroeconomics (3 credits) OR
  • ECO 204: Principles of Microeconomics (3 credits)
  • SRM 320: Organization & Administration of Sports & Recreation Management (3 credits)
  • SOC 318: Sociology of Sport (3 credits)
  • Practicum / Case Study
  • SRM 244: Practicum I (1 credit) AND
  • SRM 344: Practicum II (2 credits)
  • SRM 325: Case Research in Sports & Recreation Management (3 credits)
  • One Course in Advanced Communication
  • BUS 340: Business Communications (3 credits)
  • INF 240: Visual & Verbal Presentations (3 credits)
  • One Course in Public Relations / Media
  • CGD 240: Media Writing & Editing (3 credits)
  • CGD 318: Public Relations Practice & Promotional Writing (3 credits)
  • One Course in Internship / Project Management
  • SRM 420: Internship (3 credits)
  • INF 410: Project Management (3 credits)
  • One Course in Information & Technology
  • INF 242: Spreadsheet & Database Analysis (3 credits)
  • CGD 218: Visual Literacy in Business (3 credits)

Electives

Students must complete 32 credits in elective courses.

Certain degree programs may not be available in all states.

For more information about on-time completion rates, the median loan debt of students who completed each program, and other important information, please visit:

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Post-Graduation Opportunities

Furthering Your Education:

After completing Ashford University's Bachelor of Arts in Sports and Recreation Management program, students could continue their sports management education in a graduate program. Earning a master's degree may allow students to advance their career or explore new opportunities within the field.

Master's degree options include but are not limited to:

  • Master of Arts in Sports and Recreation Management
  • Master of Arts in Sports Leadership
  • Master of Arts in Exercise Science

Career Paths:

Students who complete Ashford University's Bachelor of Arts in Sports and Recreation Management program could pursue sports and recreation professions. Because the program includes a business management component, students may be able to seek out management or supervisory positions.

Occupations that graduates can pursue include:

  • Residential camp director
  • Athletic equipment manager
  • Sports agent
  • Fitness club manager
  • Tournament coordinator
  • Sports Information director

Certain degree programs may not be available in all states.

For more information about on-time completion rates, the median loan debt of students who completed each program, and other important information, please visit:

http://ashforddisclosures.com/