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Sport and Recreation Management, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
University rank #301 (ARWU) , PA,
The Sport and Recreation Management program prepares students interested in sport and recreation careers in the private/commercial sector, public recreation and park agencies, professional sports, athletics, youth sport agencies, voluntary agencies, campus services, armed forces, and corporate/industrial settings.


All new students starting in the 2014-2015 academic year are required to complete the university's General Education (GenEd) curriculum (35-36 credits).

Students are required to take 12 Major Elective credits. They may take any 12 credits from the Concentration Requirement courses listed below. If students wish to have a"Concentration" designation on their transcripts, they must take 9 credits from one of the three categories listed below, and "declare" the concentration. They must then take one additional course to fulfill the 12-credit Major Elective requirement.

If a concentration is declared, students must complete three major management electives within it. In addition, a related capstone and Internship II. A fourth major management elective is still required for a total of twelve credits as stated above. Students can choose any additional major management elective to fulfill the fourth requirement.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    36 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Sport and Society
  • Organizational Strategy in Sport and Recreation
  • Management in Sport and Recreation
  • Budget and Finance Systems in Sport and Recreation
  • Economics of Sport and Recreation
  • Research in Sport and Recreation
  • Marketing Management in Sport and Recreation
  • Law & Ethics in Sport and Recreation
  • Current and Ethical Issues in Sport and Recreation Management
  • The Business of Leisure
  • Leisure and Tourism for a Diverse Society
  • Internship I
  • Senior Professional Development Seminar
  • Internship II

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

Admission Requirements
  • All students must earn a C- or higher in all courses required in the School of Tourism and Hospitality Management (STHM) curriculum.
  • High school performance: We require an official high school transcript for students who have completed fewer than 30 college credits. We may review your high school work as part of our admissions decision.
  • Essay: This is your opportunity to describe the reasons you are looking to transfer, explain any academic trends or tell us something that is not evident in your application.
  • Recommendations: Although not required for transfer students, we accept letters of recommendations.
  • Extracurricular activities: Tell us about what you do outside the classroom.
  • Standardized test scores: If you have at least 15 college credits, SAT/ACT scores are usually not required for transfer admission unless our Admissions Office requests them.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    24704 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 24704 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    14398 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14398 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Philadelphia

  • 1313 - 2290 USD/month
    Living Costs

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