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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.
Our faculty are leaders and innovators in their fields, bringing both deep professional experience and academic rigor to the classroom.
The information below is designed to show the many possible careers you could pursue with your major. The research is provided by Encoura, the leading research and advisory firm focused exclusively on higher education. It includes median national salaries and industry growth projections over the next decade. Click here to view the full report.
11% Growth 2017-2027
Public Relations Manager
9% Growth 2017-2027
7% Growth 2017-2027
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.
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.
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.
Methods and procedures as they apply to sports administration, taxation, purchasing, cost analysis, budgeting, and the financial problems dealing with mass media.
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:
Lisa Murray, the global chief marketing officer and executive vice president of Octagon, a worldwide leader in sports and entertainment marketing, will serve as an executive in residence in the University of New Haven's sport management program for the 2017-18 academic year.
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.Learn More
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.
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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.
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.