Sport Management

Gain academic and practical experience in the business and management aspects of athletics.

Fast Facts:

  • Prepares students for diverse careers within professional, intercollegiate and youth sport organizations.
  • Allows students to choose from five specializations, including Accountancy & Finance, Marketing, Business, Communications, and Human Performance. 
  • The sport management major can be easily paired with additional majors to help meet student interests.
  • Complete an internship on campus or work with an advisor to create your own off-campus experience.
  • Recent Travel Study courses have visited professional sport organizations in Kansas City, Chicago, St. Louis, and Colorado Springs.
  • Pursue careers in athletic directing, sports information, sport marketing or recreational sports management.
  • This degree combines physical education, sport management and the business division.
  • This major's standards have been set by the North American Society for Sport Management (NASSM).


Dan Mahoney
Lecturer in Sport Management, Department Chair of Sport Management and Faculty Athletic Representative
Phone: (573) 288-6358

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