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BA in Sports and Recreation Management - Entrepreneurship

Students enrolled in Ashford University's Bachelor of Arts in Sports and Recreation Management with a specialization in entrepreneurship program have the opportunity to study issues concerning sports administration, business plan development, and venture capital and banking. Learn more about Ashford University's Bachelor of Arts in Sports and Recreation Management with a specialization in entrepreneurship program here.

Official Program Name:

Bachelor of Arts in Sports and Recreation Management with a specialization in entrepreneurship

School Offering Program:

Ashford University

Degree Level:

Bachelor's

Forbes School of Business & Technology

Program Prerequisites:

Applicants who plan to enroll in Ashford University's Bachelor of Arts in Sports and Recreation Management should have graduated high school and should be at least 22 years old.

Program Description:

Students in Ashford University's Bachelor of Arts in Sports and Recreation Management program with a specialization in entrepreneurship are preparing for careers launching and managing entrepreneurial enterprises. They can increase their business and technical skills through specialization courses that cover entrepreneurship, developing business plans, and the main aspects of venture capital. This program is part of the school's Forbes School of Business & Technologyâ„¢, and online business students have access to vast library of resources, including curated talent and high quality content dating back almost a century, as well as unique online speaker series and webinars.

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 with a Specialization in Entrepreneurship:

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

Introductory Course Requirements

  • EXP 105: Personal Dimensions of Education (3 credits)
  • PSY 202: Adult Development & Life Assessment (3 credits)

Major Course Requirements

  • MGT 330: Management for Organizations (3 credits)
  • CGD 218: Visual Literacy in Business (3 credits)
  • CGD 318: Public Relations & Promotions (3 credits)
  • SOC 318: Sociology of Sport (3 credits)
  • BUS 330: Principles of Marketing (3 credits)
  • BUS 340: Business Communications (3 credits)
  • ACC 205: Principles of Accounting I (3 credits)
  • BUS 307: Operations Management & Quantitative Techniques (3 credits)
  • BUS 311: Business Law I (3 credits)
  • ECO 203: Principles of Microeconomics (3 credits)
  • INF 410: Project Management (3 credits)
  • BUS 303: Human Resources Management (3 credits)
  • SRM 320: Organization and Administration of Sports & Recreation Management (3 credits)
  • SRM 410: Contemporary Issues in Sports Marketing & Management (3 credits)
  • SRM 325: Case Research in Sports & Recreation Management (3 credits)

Entrepreneurship Specialization Requirements

  • BUS 362: Introduction to Entrepreneurship (3 credits)
  • BUS 365: Creativity & Innovation (3 credits)
  • BUS 368: Venture Capital & Banking (3 credits)
  • BUS 437: Business Plan Development (3 credits)

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/

Post-Graduation Opportunities

Furthering Your Education:

Graduates of Ashford University's Bachelor of Arts in Sports and Recreation Management with a specialization in entrepreneurship program could pursue a master's degree in the field. Some of the topics that may be covered in a master's degree program include management and organization of sports, sports risks and crisis management, advanced financial issues for the sports industry, and research methods in sports marketing.

Some possible master's degrees may include:

  • Master of Science in Sports Management
  • Master of Science in Sports Leadership
  • Master of Science in Education (Sports Management)

Career Paths:

Students who have completed Ashford University's Bachelor of Arts in Sports and Recreation Management with a specialization in entrepreneurship program could pursue entry-level positions in the field. Graduates may also choose to pursue business opportunities in sports marketing and administration by beginning their own firm or pursuing a career as a sports agent.

Some possible career paths:

  • Sports agent
  • Sports marketing firm owner
  • Fitness club manager
  • Athletic equipment 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/