The sport management degree program prepares students for management and leadership positions with professional sport teams, intercollegiate and interscholastic athletics, university recreation programs, and amateur athletic organizations. This preparation is accomplished through a combination of required business core courses, sport management courses, and experiential components.
The sport management degree program is designed to prepare students who seek careers in sport programming in private enterprise, municipal sport administration, professional athletic office operations, college athletic administration or interscholastic athletic administration. The program will also prepare students for graduate study.
Sport Management BSBA Degree Requirements (120 hours)
Sport Management BSBA Semester Guide
Availability: Hattiesburg Campus
Admission Requirements: See University Admission Policies
Academic Policies and Requirements for Programs:
Internships and Career Development:
- All students in the major are required to complete three hours of the practicum in sport management (SM 392) that provides hands-on professional field experience. Practicum (part-time) and internship (full-time) experience in the sport industry is critical for success in this career field.
Accreditation: This program is accredited by AACSB International.