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Sports Management, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
New Castle, DE, United States| Online
Wilmington University's Bachelor of Science in Sports Management prepares you to beat the competition and land your dream job behind the scenes in the fast-paced sporting world. You'll be ready to shoot to the top of your field in any area of operations.
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Sports Management students at Wilmington University receive a broad-based, personalized education in sports management. The program, which integrates theory with practical internship requirements, develops students for the opportunities available in sports management. In addition to the sports management curriculum, the program includes a strong business management component, providing students with the skills necessary to succeed in the corporate areas of this field. The degree program offers students a variety of hands-on experiences which enhance their opportunities for career choices. Also, the general education requirements provide a well-rounded academic foundation.

Program Competencies

In addition to achieving the Wilmington University undergraduate graduation competencies given in the Academic Information section of this catalog, upon completion of the Sports Management program, the graduate will be able to:

  • Demonstrate effective information literacy and communication skills with valid and reliable research.
  • Apply ethical standards as required by sports management professionals.
  • Evaluate differences between sports management, sports marketing, and sports finance within the firm.
  • Differentiate between the legal system and sports compliance and its impacts the areas of amateur and professional sports.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the use of strategic planning, marketing, facilities management, and sports analytics in college, professional, and recreational sports.
  • Recognize the diversity and societal impact of sports in the past and present day society.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:
    • National students - Rolling admission
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Online

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Legal and Ethical Issues in Sports
  • Sociology of Sport
  • Sports Management I
  • Sport Media Relations

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.

General Requirements

  • Wilmington University Application for Admission

  • $35 non-refundable application fee

  • Copy of Permanent Resident Card

  • Official Transcripts from United States institutions

Tuition Fee

  • International

    419 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 419 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    419 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 419 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    381 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 381 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for New Castle

  • 1000 - 1500 USD/month
    Living Costs

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


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