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Sport Management

Professor Jennifer O'NeilProgram Highlights

The Bachelor of Science in Sport Management program at King University provides an opportunity for students to pair a passion for sport with challenging, engaging coursework and vocationally-oriented field experiences. The Sport Management major features an interdisciplinary curriculum. A strong core of general business and sport management-specific courses are complimented by related and relevant studies in psychology, ethics, law, communication, and social media.

Sports are a big business in the United States and the Sport Management major prepares students for entry-level positions within a variety of sport and recreation settings. Students learn to apply critical thinking and techniques to solve real problems related to amateur, collegiate, and professional sports organizations.

A sample of some classes you will take in the Sport Management Major

SPMT 2100 Introduction to Sport Management

DMAD 1500 Introduction to Web Presence and Social Media Strategy

BUSA 2130 Business Communication

PHED 2910 Athletic Administration

SPMT 2120 Sport Marketing and Fundraising

PHED 2940 Psychology of Coaching

SPMT 2130 Sport Facilities and Event Management

PHED 3580 Sport Finance

TCOM 3220 Sports Information

SPMT 3800 Internship

Why Sport Management at King?

We at King University understand the importance and impact quality education can have on a future career. Whether you are a sports enthusiast, lifelong athlete, business professional, or just a person who enjoys working with people, the Sport Management program at King University will provide you with the skills and experience to compete in the global sport market. Centered around a project-based learning education model, students will be involved in dynamic classroom experiences centered around active exploration and real world challenges and problems. Our program will also help directly connect students to local and regional sport professionals through field experiences and in-class guest speakers with our regional and national partners.

Examples of Jobs for Sport Management Graduates

Sport Related Technology

Event Management

Major and Minor League Professional Sports

Social Media Director

Marketing Agencies

Sports Broadcasting

Collegiate Athletics

High School Athletics

Fan Experience Director

Sports Information


Sport Agent 

Sport Management Faculty

Laptop Requirement

The Sport Management program requires a laptop with Microsoft Office 2010 or later, and wireless and webcam capability.


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