Sport Management

WCOB students can join the Sport Business Association student group for professional development opportunities in sport.

Career sports managers work in numerous professional capacities in a variety of organizations such as collegiate and professional sports, sports information, facilities management, sporting goods industry, and campus recreation.

This specialization is designed to prepare individuals to enter the field of sport management with the basic skills needed to succeed.  The curriculum combines courses in business and physical education resulting in coursework and academic experiences that are relevant to the demand of a sports manager’s position.
Required Courses - Sports Management SpecializationCredit Hours
West Liberty University General Studies48
Gary E. West College of Business Core45
MGT 310 Sport Venue Management3
MGT 320 Legal Aspects of Sport Industry3
FIN 325 Sport Finance3
PE 365 Psychology and Sociology of Physical Education2
MGT 410 Sport Management & Ethics3
MKT 410 Sport Marketing3
MGT 471 CAPSTONE: Sport Mgt Internship6
Restricted Electives (2 Courses)4
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