Sport Management

Career sport 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.

Major in Sport Management

Students completing the sport management program earn a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a major in Sport Management.

This specialization is designed to prepare individuals to enter the field of sport management with the basic skills needed to succeed.  The curriculum provides coursework and academic experiences that are relevant to the demand of a sport manger’s position.

Required Courses – Sport Management MajorCredit Hours
West Liberty University General Studies37
Gary E. West College of Business Core45
MGT 310 Sport Venue Management 3
MGT 320 Legal Aspects of Sport Industry3
FIN 325 Sport Finance3
MKT 332 Professional Selling3
MGT 410 Sport Management & Ethics3
MKT 410 Sport Marketing 3
MKT 471 CAPSTONE:  Sport Management Internship3
Restricted Electives3
Business Minor Course11
Total 120

Click below to see detailed course requirements for the B.S.B.A. with a major in Sport Management.  Current students can access their detailed requirements and completed courses in WINS using DegreeWorks.

Sport Management Minor

The sport management minor offers students the opportunity to develop a proficiency in sport management while maintaining an auxiliary focus in another area.

Required Courses – Sport Management MinorCredit Hours
MGT 271 Sport Management Practicum3
MGT 310Sport Venue Management 3
MGT 320 Legal Aspects of Sport Industry3
FIN 325 Sport Finance3
MKT 410 Sport Marketing3

2022-2023 Advising Sheets Sport Management Minor