Sport Management, B.S.

“The background in business that I received was absolutely incredible,” said Tim Boroski ‘16. “You’re not just a sports management student. You are a business student, learning concepts in accounting, marketing and finance. I can go anywhere with this degree.”

Score big with a career in the business of sports

Have a passion for sports? Unite your love for the game with a pioneering, business-focused sports management program – the first to be licensed and accredited by the state of Connecticut – and among the first in North America to be accredited by the Sports Management Program Review Council (SMPRC).

As a University of New Haven sport management major, you will combine your study off the field with hands-on experience and business training in all facets of modern sports.

The program will help you accomplish several goals, including:
  • Gaining the business training you need to contribute your knowledge, creativity and strategic leadership to the industry
  • Learning in an AACSB-accredited and SMPRC-endorsed program that increases your chances of earning a higher, more competitive salary after graduation
  • Preparing detailed marketing plans, sponsorship proposals, and event plans
  • Conducting market research for a sports organization
  • Benefiting from mentoring, internship, and job shadowing programs that connect students with sports industry professionals
  • Taking advantage of guest speakers, facility tours, and volunteer opportunities that bring the real world to the learning experience
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What You'll Study

  • Management of Sports Industries

    A survey of the principles of management applicable to the administration of aspects of sports enterprises: planning, controlling, organizing, staffing, and directing of the various activities necessary for effective functioning.

  • Sports Industries and the Law

    Legal aspects as they relate to professional and amateur sport institutions. An analysis of legal problems and issues confronting the sports manager: suits against the organizational structure, safety, collective bargaining and arbitration, and antitrust violations.

  • International Sport Management

    This course will introduce students to global sport management principles and provide relevant theoretical and practical insights into understanding international sports. The course will also address ethics, marketing, sponsorship, event management, business, and financial topics as well as challenges and issues in international sport management.

  • Financial Management Sports Administration

    Methods and procedures as they apply to sports administration, taxation, purchasing, cost analysis, budgeting, and the financial problems dealing with mass media.

  • Full List of Courses for Sport Management

    The University of New Haven offers a wide variety of in-depth courses that create a transformational educational experience for our students. To view the complete list of courses you'll take while pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Sport Management check out the Academic Catalog:

    Sport Management, B.S.

    Sport Management Minor

Learn from professors who are dedicated to your success.

Our faculty are leaders and innovators in their fields, bringing both deep professional experience and academic rigor to the classroom.

Next Steps

  • Admission Requirements

    Whether you're still in high school or are transferring from another college, we offer full- and part-time opportunities for undergraduates from inside the U.S. and abroad. The admission process can begin as early as the end of your high school junior year.

    The Application Process

  • Fast Track Option - 3-Year Completion

    The College of Business offers a unique study option for qualified students to complete their Bachelor's Degree in any business major in just a 3-year time frame.

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  • Financial Aid Opportunities

    We offer a comprehensive financial aid program, with students receiving assistance in the form of grants, scholarships, student loans, and part-time employment. Funds are available from federal and state governments, private sponsors, and from university resources. More than 85 percent of the University's full-time undergraduate students receive some form of financial assistance.

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Accreditation

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Our College of Business is Among the Top 5% Worldwide

AACSB accreditation means that our College of Business has passed a rigorous set of standards. The faculty, students, programs and research have been closely examined and judged to be of exceptionally high standards.

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