Department of Health Sciences and Kinesiology
Waters College of Health Professions

B.S. in Sport Management

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Whose Major? Your Major!

What’s your passion? Do you desire a career in a fast-paced, ever-changing industry that impacts your community and is anything but traditional? A career in the sports industry might be what you are looking for. A Bachelor of Science in Sport Management from Georgia Southern University can prepare you to pursue your passion.

From sport-based community development programs, to major international leagues and events, the sports industry has an estimated $1.3 trillion impact on the world economy.

Students graduating with Bachelor of Science degree in Sport Management pursue careers in:

  • leadership
  • marketing
  • fund-raising
  • facility operations,
  • ticket and sponsorship sales
  • public relations
  • community development
  • sport governance
  • event management in the sports industry

Our alumni work for the following industries here in Georgia, across the United States, and around the world:

  • minor and major professional sport franchises
  • intercollegiate athletic departments
  • governing bodies
  • non-profits
  • community sport organizations
  • sport commissions
  • tourism boards
  • marketing and licensing agencies
  • community sport foundations

Much like the action on the field or court, competition for careers in the sport industry is hyper-competitive. The Sport Management program at Georgia Southern is one of the oldest in the United States with alumni leading sport organizations regionally, nationally, internationally. Our program provides students with foundational knowledge in management, marketing, finance, law, policy development and event management, while providing opportunities for students to get hands-on training in athletic administration, revenue generation, and sport development. Throughout their time in the program, Georgia Southern sport management students receive opportunities to gain experience and network with industry professionals, giving them the insight and knowledge to be successful upon graduation.

One Major/Three Concentrations/Infinite Possibilities

Last updated: 3/23/2020

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