BS in Sport Management
Spring Hill College
Distance Learning, On-Campus
Full time, Part time
USD 411 / per credit
Earliest start date
In Spring Hill College’s online sport management degree program, you’ll combine a comprehensive business education with a foundation in sport marketing, facilities management, fundraising, sports law, and governance.
Many leadership positions in the sports industry require a bachelor’s degree in sport management or a related area. You can prepare to advance in your career while gaining skills that you can immediately apply to your current position. Employers consistently report that graduates of Spring Hill’s sport management bachelor’s degree program are well-rounded critical thinkers who are assets in their workplace.
Learn in a Flexible Online Environment
As you work through the online Bachelor of Science in Sport Management, you’ll receive individualized support from both faculty and staff. You can expect:
- An asynchronous format. Listen to lectures, read texts, and complete coursework on your time.
- Full-time and part-time program options.
- An experienced and dedicated faculty.
- A collaborative and diverse learning experience.
What You’ll Learn
Your online sport management courses will cover essential topics such as the psychology of sport, media writing, sports law, sports facilities management, and sports marketing and promotion. You’ll also get to choose two elective courses from a varied list so that you can tailor your degree toward your ideal career.
120 total credits required
The online sport management bachelor’s degree from Spring Hill College covers a comprehensive overview of sports-related topics, including sports media, sports ideologies, sports law, and more. You’ll have the opportunity to dive deeper into your interests during a special topics course, along with completing an optional 3-credit-hour internship at a site convenient for you.
You can complete the Bachelor of Science in Sport Management in four years. Transfer the maximum of 96 credits to finish faster.
Lower Division Courses
- ECO 101 Principles of Macroeconomics
- ECO 102 Principles of Microeconomics
- CIS 115 Applications in Computer Information Systems
- ACC 201 Principles of Accounting I
- ACC 202 Principles of Accounting II
- BUS 263 Business Statistics
- BUS 264 Management Science
- MTH 111 or 121 Pre-calculus or Calculus I
- BUS 210 Business Communication
- BUS 220 Business, Society and Sustainability
Upper Division Courses
- BUS 301 Business Law I
- BUS 320 International Business
- MGT 301 Management Principles
- MKT 311 Marketing Principles
- FIN 301 Financial Management
- CIS 381 Information Systems
- PHL 313 Business Ethics
- BUS 499 Business Strategy and Policy
- PSY 1## Psychology of Sport
- BUS 201 Personal Financial Literacy
- WRI 251 Introduction of Media Writing
- SOC 385 Sociology of Sport/Leisure
- MKT 364 Media Planning & Measurement
- SPM 401 Sports Law
- SPM 410 Sports Facilities Management
- SPM 420 Sports Marketing and Promotion
Choose two from the following:
- SPM 495 Special Topics in Sports Management
- BUS 496 Business Internship
- Identify and understand potential liability risks when hosting a sporting activity, and what measures should be taken to eliminate or reduce risks.
- Integrate effective communication, planning, and leadership strategies that lead to successful management and operation of sport facilities.
- Learn the skills of inquiry and analysis, plus critical thinking and reading within the business ethics purview.
- Apply advanced business principles in the functional areas of sport management.
With your sport management bachelor’s degree, you’ll be able to pursue several career paths in the field, such as:
- Facility management/operations
- Interscholastic and intercollegiate athletics
- Professional sports
- Sports marketing and promotions
- Media relations
The employment of sports-related occupations is projected to grow faster than average at 7% through 2029, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. This growth will add over 60,600 new jobs.*
*U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics