The program provides students with a unique academic experience: a strong background in the fundamental aspects of sports administration (law, finance, marketing, and fundraising), as well a specialization in a particular area of sport (coaching, fitness, and facilities, among others). It supports the success of students in the educational process and prepares them to be world citizens through global education, while encouraging the development of applied research for practitioners in the field of sports and recreation administration.
PricewaterhouseCoopers projects the sports market across North America will grow at a compound annual rate of 3.2% across the four segments analyzed, from $71.1 billion in 2018 to $83.1 billion in 2023. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that job growth in sports management will grow faster than average for some areas of the field through 2028 because of expansion due to multi-billion dollar profits from the sports industry. Take a look at the job growth projections from the Bureau of Labor Statistics through 2028:
We have a study abroad class built into our curriculum. Any of our students (MSM, BA/MSM, or BA) can take the course.
SPAD4000 International Sports Administration (3-credits)
MSA6630 Global Sports (3-credits)
8 Perfect Days in England
Learn about sports based cultures and history! Explore sports business opportunities!
Some of the sites we visit include, but not limited to:
- Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum 7 Tour
- Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park Stadium
- Villa Park – home of the Aston Villa Football Club
- The World Rugby Museum
- Silverstone Motor Racing Circuit
- River and Rowing Museum