Sport Management

Program Type
Bachelor of Science (B.S.)

The Sport Management degree at Limestone combines the institution of sport to the realm of business and prepares students for one of the fastest-growing career opportunities in the nation. In this major, you'll study concepts like management and leadership, marketing and promotions, and finance and economics as they pertain to the world of sports business.

The sport management professors place a focus on practical learning through class projects, external partnerships, and the student club. Hands-on learning will prepare you for your career and interesting coursework will provide a strong foundation in sport business principles.

Students must be cognizant of the fact that the undergraduate degree is primarily a preparation for entry-level positions. Thus, students are encouraged to continue their education by seeking a graduate degree. 

For those looking to set themselves apart from their peers, Limestone offers a unique 4+1 program where students can graduate with both a bachelor’s degree in Sport Management and a Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) in only 5 years. Regardless of your goals, an MBA can enhance your professional opportunities.

What can you do with a Sports Business degree?

Graduates go on to work in facility and event management, marketing and promotion, sports communication, sales, sports tourism, and amateur and professional sport management organizations, among others.

  • Sports Information Director
  • Director of Operations
  • Marketing Director
  • Athletic Director
  • Sports Facility Manager
  • Event Manager
  • Sporting Goods
  • Ticket Manager
  • Sport Media
  • Corporate and Community Programs
  • College Athletics
  • Recreation Sport Manager

Degree Requirements

  1. Limestone's required Competency & General Education courses
  2. A total of 120 credit hours
  3. The required courses listed below (42 credit hours)
  4. An internship, choosing from SM402 (6 credits), SM475 (15 credits), or SM490 (12 credits)

* This major includes one AWE courses (3 credit hours)

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