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Sport Management, B.S.

Sport management as an academic field prepares students for employment in the sport industry. The degree offers students opportunities to study managerial concepts while learning how to become transformational leaders in the business and culture of sports. It is an exciting and diverse discipline that draws from many fields of study.

National Job Growth

Sport management opportunities are projected to grow 7% in the U.S. by 2025.

Sport Management Jobs

Annually in Michigan, there are more than 1,600 job openings in sport management.

Real-World Experience Through Internships and Volunteer Events

Sport management majors gain hands-on experience through internship and volunteer opportunities.

Source: EMSI, 2021

Program Overview

This major is designed to address the unique position of sport in the global economy. Sport management students acquire knowledge and skills to work in a wide-ranging sport industry and are prepared to pursue graduate degrees, if they desire.

Sport management majors receive a Bachelor of Science degree; students are encouraged to pursue a related minor. In addition, a certificate in sport coaching is available.

Why Study Sport Management at Grand Valley?

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