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Sport Management, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
The B.S. in Sport Management major at Franklin University provides big-league career opportunities for sports-minded individuals with a head for business. You’ll learn how essential business concepts translate to the sports industry and open the door to a variety of roles.
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Franklin University’s Sport Management curriculum unites sport science research and theory with the practical knowledge of expert coaches in order to enhance your understanding of coaching concepts and techniques so that you can achieve results when working with athletes. You’ll get a comprehensive introduction to the coaching profession at various levels including high school, club, youth, recreational and intercollegiate college programs. 

In addition to the focus on athlete performance, you’ll also learn what it takes to establish a sport club organization. You’ll learn to develop, manage, and sustain a highly organized club by creating a business plan and a mini-grant proposal. 

You’ll also examine the leadership role in management and responsibility of leaders in sports. In addition to analyzing various leadership styles and techniques, you’ll also get insight into the unique challenges associated with leading people in sports. 

Career Opportunities

  • Franchise Manager

Franchise managers are responsible for planning a team’s budget, working with coaches and athletes to ensure the availability of necessary training and hiring and firing athletes.

  • Athletic Director

Athletic directors work at schools and universities to oversee coaches and staff members associated with athletic programming. 

  • Sport Operations Manager

Sport operations managers support the competitive experience by conducting and overseeing  financial and budgetary operations for an organization or facility. 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Business & Professional Writing 
  • Foundations/Principles/History Sport
  • Sport and Society
  • Psychology of Coaching Sports

English Language Requirements

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Minimum required score:


    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.

General Requirements

  • Submit your online application using an email address that you check regularly. After you’ve applied, you’ll receive login information by email so you can track your application’s progress.
  • Apply for admission to Franklin University any time. Because our admission process for international students includes several steps to ensure a successful start, we encourage you to apply as early as possible -- at least 8 weeks before your program’s start date. 
  • Request your official transcripts from post-secondary institutions located in the U.S. and have them submitted directly to Franklin University’s Office of Transfer and Articulation.

Getting a Student Visa

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Tuition Fee

  • International

    526 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 526 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    398 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 398 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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