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Sport Management Comprehensive

Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science

There are athletes, then there are those who manage everything around them. With a UWA Sport Management (BA/BS) degree, you’ll build your knowledge of every facet of the sports world.  

When you complete the Sport Management (BA/BS) degree program, you’ll have an educational background that gives you the skills to obtain an entry-level position within any of the following areas: Scholastic Sports, Intercollegiate Sports, Professional Sport Organizations Administration, Fitness Management, Facility and Event Management, Community Recreation Administration, Sport Retail and Marketing, Sport Economics and Analytics and Entrepreneurship.  

When you major in Sport Management, you can also receive a minor in Business Administration, which will further help you land a job in one of the most exciting career fields out there.  

Visit the Academic Catalog for information regarding program admission requirements, prerequisites, course offerings and more.

Program Facts

Program Format

On Campus, Online

Academic Term

Spring, Summer and Fall semesters

Number of Credits

120 hours

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Sample Courses

PE251 Concepts of Health, Wellness and Fitness 

3 Credits

Study of basic concepts of health, wellness and physical fitness including principles of endurance, strength, flexibility and cardiorespiratory/vascular training, stress management and lifetime fitness needs. The student will develop a personal plan for lifetime fitness and wellness. 

SM200 Introduction to Sport Management

3 Credits

Principles and practices associated with sport management. Emphasis on technology within sport management and career choices are discussed. 

SM465 Psychology and Sociology of Human Performance

3 Credits

Psychological and sociological aspects of human performance. Prerequisites: AH200 or EX200 or HPE200 or PE200 or SM200 and six hours from the following: Athletic Training, Exercise Science, Physical Education and/or Sport Management. 

Career Outlook

Students who choose to pursue a sport management career may find careers as a Head Coach, Athletic Director, Senior Women’s Administrator, Athletic Academic Counselor, Sports Information Director, Recruiting Coordinator, Facilities Manager, Events Manager, Equipment Manager, Ticket Sales Director, Sports Marketing Director, Sport Website Coordinator, Sport Equipment Sales Representative, Sport Agent and Fitness Center Manager. 

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