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Sports Business, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Highland Heights, KY, United States
The Sports Business program at Northern Kentucky University offers students a unique opportunity to earn a business degree with a difference - a focus on the business of sport.  Our program will prepare you for a variety of career and leadership opportunities in sports business.  
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Overview

By taking such courses as Rivalry and Rituals: International Sport, Sports Marketing and Research, Moneyball: The Economics of Sport, Revenue Generation in Sports, and Sports Public Relations, you will be well prepared for what a competitive and exciting career in the sports industry.

Outside the Classroom

All Sports Business students complete a common sports business knowledge core that includes a field internship. This internship at Northern Kentucky University experience allows students to gain practical work experience and real-world networking exposure to the sports business environment at the local, regional, national or international level while under the guidance and supervision of a successful sports professional.

There is also an active student organization that provides outstanding professional networking opportunities at regular meetings and activities.

Accreditation

AACSB International Accreditation

NKU College of Business has earned AACSB International accreditation, representing the highest standard of achievement for business schools worldwide. Institutions that earn accreditation confirm their commitment to quality and continuous improvement through a rigorous and comprehensive peer review. AACSB International accreditation is the hallmark of excellence in management education.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:
    • National students deadline for fall: 15 September
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Principles of Accounting I-Financial
  • Financial Accounting Lab
  • Principles of Accounting II-Managerial
  • Management Information Systems
  • Quantitative Analysis with Excel
  • Haile Professionals
  • Legal Environment
  • Ethics: Managerial Decision Making
  • Principles of Macroeconomics - SB
  • Principles of Microeconomics - SB
  • Foundations of International Business
  • Principles of Finance
  • Finite Mathematics - QR
  • Behavior in Organizations: Understanding Organizational Life
  • Operations Management in Business
  • Business Policy
  • Principles of Marketing
  • Statistics for Business Applications 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    79

    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.

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    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.

  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

  • Minimum required score:

    55

    PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. Delivered and marked by computer, it reports on a scale between 10 and 90.

    More about PTE Academic

General Requirements

  • All undergraduate students can complete NKU's Online Application to begin the process of applying to NKU. 
  • $40 application fee
  • Submit passport photocopy
  • Official Transcripts
  • Proof of English Fluency

Tuition Fee

  • International

    19872 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9936 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    19872 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9936 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    9912 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4956 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Highland Heights

  • 900 - 1400 USD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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