• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
Get on the highlight reel with opportunities from industry and organizations exclusive to Laurentian students. The Sports Management program offered by the Laurentian University combines your business degree with the premier sport management program in Canada.


Learn from a program designed by Canadian sport leaders and Laurentian professors, with over 40 years of alumni and industry contacts. The Sports Management program offered by the Laurentian University combines training in business with a foundation in sport theory and practical experience in sport management.

Approach sport administration from many angles, such as finance, statistics, management science, economics, accounting, human resources, sport marketing, operations management, sport law, sport media, championship selling, communication, and analytics.

Gain real-world experience during a four- to eight-month internship with businesses such as Toronto Maple Leafs, Hockey Canada, Toronto FC, International and Canadian Olympic Committees, Ottawa Senators, San Diego Chargers, Georgia State Games, IMG, TrojanOne, Under Armour, Toronto Blue Jays, Toronto Raptors, Quiksilver, Edmonton Oilers, and many more.


Graduates can rest assured knowing there is a multitude of career options they can explore post-graduation. Some career options include, but are not limited to:

  • Professional sport organizations and leagues
  • International, national and provincial sport organizations
  • Sport sponsorship agencies
  • Athlete representation agencies
  • Business corporations
  • Non-profit organizations
  • Athletic apparel companies

Careers with multiple professional sports teams from all major leagues, provincial, national, and international sport federations, all of the major banks in Canada, sports  apparel companies, marketing firms, professional sport league head offices, large multinational corporations, athlete representation firms.

Detailed Programme Facts

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Colloquia
  • Global Sport Business 
  • Introduction to Sports Administration 
  • Sport Marketing 
  • Event and Facility Operations
  • Internship Preparation
  • Independent Projects
  • Policy and Governance in Sport

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

General Requirements

Ontario High School Applicants

  • 1 grade 12 English U/M course
  • 2 grade 12 U/M Math courses
  • 3 other grade 12 U/M courses
  • A minimum overall average of 75% in the 6 best grade 12 U/M courses

International Baccalaureate

  • Applicants who have completed the International Baccalaureate are eligible for admission provided they have achieved a minimum score of 28 and have fulfilled the diploma requirements (six subjects, minimum three at the higher level). Applicants may receive transfer credits for higher level courses with grades of 5 or higher.
  • Applicants must submit the International Baccalaureate transcript to the Office of Admissions for evaluation.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    24104 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 24104 CAD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    8260 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8260 CAD per year and a duration of 48 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

*tuition fees for 30 credits.

Living costs for Greater Sudbury

  • 1015 - 1620 CAD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Check the programme website for information about funding options.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, Studyportals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.


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