• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration

Overview

The Sport Management major at Southern New Hampshire University can prepare you for a successful career in the dynamic sports industry. 

A curriculum of sport management, business and liberal arts courses – combined with valuable sports-related field experiences – gives you a solid foundation for a sport management career. 

The sport management major graduates have found career opportunities in professional sports, sports and fitness clubs, golf clubs, ski areas, education, the media and community recreation organizations.

The growth of sports as a major industry has increased the need and opportunity for well-trained professional managers. As an undergraduate sport management major, you'll emerge from the degree program with a well-rounded business education and the sport management skills essential in the field. 

Your coursework and field experience will expand your expertise in:

  • Employing written and oral communication to educate and persuade audiences
  • Using critical and creative thinking to handle sport management issues individually and in a team Utilizing marketing techniques and creating marketing plans
  • Identifying key legal issues and responsibilities in the sports world
  • Understanding human behavior and sociocultural issues in a sports context Managing a variety of sports facilities
  • Utilizing traditional and new methods for generating sports revenue
  • Putting sport management practices into action in real-world settings

Internships & Outcomes

With your BS in Sport Management degree in hand, you'll have a variety of career options. Many with degrees in the field of sports management find careers in the areas of marketing, sales and administration. After earning your Sport Management degree, you may find career opportunities in the sports and recreation sector as a:

  • Marketing assistant
  • Sales manager
  • Media relations assistant
  • Special events coordinator
  • Promotions manager
  • Guest relations specialist
  • Tournament director
  • Sports information director

Accreditation

This program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  •  Introduction to Sport Management
  •  Governance/Management of Sport Organizations
  •  Sport Marketing
  •  Sport, Society and Ethics
  •  Seminar in Sport Management (Capstone)
  •  Global Sport Business

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    71

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.5

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.5 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

All transcripts submitted must be official or attested copies of degrees, diplomas, or certificates. Academic documents must include an official transcript with record of courses and grades/marks received. Transcripts should be issued by the institution in a sealed and stamped envelope. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    30756 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 30756 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    30756 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 30756 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Manchester

  • 990 - 1790 USD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

International Merit Scholarship: As part of the commitment to international students and their academic achievement, Southern New Hampshire University offers merit-based scholarships to international students who are applying for admission to SNHU.

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