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BS in Business Studies - Sport Management

Students enrolled in Southern New Hampshire University's Bachelor of Science in Business Studies with a concentration in Sport Management program have an opportunity to study sport marketing, governance and management of sport organization, and other associated topics. Read on to learn more about the Bachelor of Science in Business Studies with a concentration in Sport Management program.

Official Program Name:

Bachelor of Science in Business Studies with a concentration in Sport Management

School Offering Program:

Southern New Hampshire University

Degree Level:

Bachelor's

Program Prerequisites:

Applicants to the Bachelor of Science in Business Studies with a concentration in Sport Management program at Southern New Hampshire University should have good problem-solving skills and an interest in the business of sports. All applicants to Southern New Hampshire University programs must have earned a high school diploma or equivalent.

Program Description:

Southern New Hampshire University's Bachelor of Science in Business Studies with a concentration in Sport Management program is designed to teach students sport marketing, sport management, governance and management of sport organization, and sport, society, and ethics. The curriculum also includes business core courses. These classes cover areas such as marketing, financial accounting, strategic management and policy, and other subjects. The program is designed for those with prior college coursework. Southern New Hampshire University is transfer-friendly and accepts up to 90 credits.

Learning Format:

Online

Financial Aid Available:

Federal financial aid is available to those who qualify in the forms of loans and grants. Contact the SNHU Financial Aid office to learn more about your financial aid options.

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Required Courses for a Bachelor of Science in Business Studies with a concentration in Sport Management:

Business Core Courses

  • ACC 201: Financial Accounting
  • ACC 202: Managerial Accounting
  • BUS 206: Business Law I
  • FIN 320: Principles of Finance
  • IT 210: Business Systems Analysis and Design
  • MKT 113: Introduction to Marketing
  • OL 125: Human Relations in Administration
  • OL 421: Strategic Management and Policing

Sport Management Major Courses

  • SPT 111: Sport Management I
  • SPT 201: Governance and Management of Sport Organization
  • SPT 208: Sport Marketing
  • SPT 333: Sport, Society, and Ethics
  • Choose one of the following:
    • SPT 307: Sport Law
    • SPT 310: Sponsorship
    • SPT 319: Sport Sales and Public Relations
    • SPT 320: Media and Public Relations
    • SPT 321: Fitness Management
    • SPT 323: Golf Club Management
    • SPT 340: Practicum in Sport Management
    • SPT 364: Private Club Management
    • SPT 375: The Economics of Professional Sports in the U.S.
    • SPT 401: Sport Facilities Management
    • SPT 402: Sport Revenue
    • SPT 415: Event Management and Marketing
    • SPT 425: Sport Licensing and Strategic Alliance
    • SPT 430: Front Office Management
    • SPT 465: Global Sport Business

Allied Course

  • OL 215: Principles of Management

Graduation Requirement

  • SNHU 101: First Year Seminar: Foundations in Critical Thinking

Post-Graduation Opportunities:

Furthering Your Education:

Students who have completed the Bachelor of Science in Business Studies with a concentration in Sport Management program at Southern New Hampshire University have an opportunity to pursue a master's degree in the field. A master's degree in sport management may include courses such as intercollegiate athletics administration, sports facility and event management, and sports accounting and finance. Some possible master's degrees include:

  • Master of Science in Sports Management
  • Master of Professional Studies in Sports Management
  • Master of Science in Sports Business

Career Paths:

Once a student has completed the Bachelor of Science in Business Studies with a concentration in Sport Management program at Southern New Hampshire University, he or she has the opportunity to pursue jobs in the field. Some possible employers may include sports franchises, college athletics departments, and marketing companies. Some possible careers could include:

  • Sports Marketer
  • Event/Facility Manager
  • Athletics Department Coordinator

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