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Sport and Recreation Management 

South Dakota State University

B.Sc. On Campus Online Blended
48 months
Duration
372 USD/credit
372 USD/credit
257 USD/credit
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About

The curriculum in Sport and Recreation Management program at South Dakota State University is designed to prepare students for professional positions in sport, recreation, parks and outdoor recreation programming and administration. 

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

Students interested in sport and recreation management can find a variety of career opportunities including community recreation, federal, state and municipal governmental agencies, private outdoor and tourism enterprises as well as intercollegiate athletic departments and minor and major league sport teams. 

Students interested in municipal and county recreation agencies, YMCA/YWCAs, Boys and Girls Clubs, college/professional sports, fitness/facility management organizations, and therapeutic recreation in clinical as well as community settings, can focus their interests using additional recreation, marketing, accounting, economics, social media, management, entrepreneur, and leadership elective courses. 

This Sport and Recreation Management program at South Dakota State University   is based on interdisciplinary approach providing a broad, comprehensive background for leadership and administrative roles in sport and recreation industries.  

It also provides students a foundation for advanced academic pursuits of a graduate degree in sport or recreation administration or related degree programs. 

Career Opportunities

  • Recreation & activities director
  • Park manager
  • Sport/Recreation facility management
  • Sport event management
  • College athletic department or campus recreation (graduate school required)

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Social Determinants of Health
  • Principles of Accounting
    • Legal Environment of Business 
    • Technical Communication 
    • Business Finance 
    • Lifespan Development 
    • Events and Facilities Administration 
    • Human Resource Management 
    •  Management Information Systems 

    Key information

    Duration

    • Full-time
      • 48 months

    Start dates & application deadlines

    Language

    English
    TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
    61
    IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
    5.5
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    PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic 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. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
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    Credits

    120 alternative credits

    Delivered

    On Campus, Blended, Online

    Academic requirements

    GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
    2.6

    English requirements

    TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
    61
    IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
    5.5
    Start practicing IELTS today!
    PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic 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. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
    44
    More about PTE Academic

    Other requirements

    General requirements

    • Completed online application Note: New and transferring international (F-1 visa) undergraduate students should be at least 17 years of age by the time they begin their studies at SDSU.
    • Grade Point Average (GPA)

    New undergraduate students should have the equivalent of a 2.6 GPA on a 4.0 scale in the US

    Transfer students who have completed 30 or more credits at another US college or university should have a 2.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale.   

    • Academic Records
    • English Language Proficiency
    • All new undergraduate students (not transfer students) are required to provide proof of their English language proficiency. Scores must be submitted within two years of taking the test. Students from certain countries and based on their educational background may not have to submit scores.

    Tuition Fee

    • International

      372 USD/credit
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 372 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
    • National

      372 USD/credit
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 372 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
    • In-State

      257 USD/credit
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 257 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.

    Online path: 351 USD per credit (national)

    Funding

    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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