Overview

Sports management is an exciting field because it offers a wide variety of career options and paths. Some of the areas include media, retail sports, sports travel, facility, and event management. Whether your dream job is coaching or promoting sporting events, understanding the business, legal, and marketing aspects of sports management is an invaluable tool.

The economic impact of the sports industry is expected to rise from $60.5 billion in 2014 to $73.5 billion by 2019 in North America. Jobs in sports management are expected to grow by 7.5% from 2016-2026.

Courses are offered during the day, evening, and 100% online.

The A.S. in Sports Management degree program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).

One of the major factors contributing to career success in the sports field is experience. You will work with a faculty member to find an internship location based on your desired specialization in sports management.

Sports Management Degree

FIRST YEAR

Course NumberCourse TitleCLLABCR
Fall Semester
 DCOM 105CDigital Communications303
 ENGL 101CEnglish Composition404
 MATH 120CQuantitative Reasoning or higher level math course^404
#SPTS 101CIntroduction to Sports Management303
 SOCI xxxCSocial Science Elective+303
 17
Spring Semester
 ACCT 101CAccounting I303
 ECON 101CMacroeconomics or
 ECON 102CMicroeconomics303
 MATH 251CStatistics404
 BUS 170CPrinciples of Marketing or
#SPTS 170CSports and Recreation Marketing303
#SPTS 180CPublic Relations and Advertising
for the Sports Industry
303
 16

SECOND YEAR

Fall Semester
#ACCT 102CAccounting II303
#SPTS 210CSports and Fitness Facilities Management303
#SPTS 220CSports Communication303
#SPTS 290CSports Management Internship or093
 SPTS/BUS/DCOM xxxCSPTS/BUS/DCOM Elective30
 XX xxxCHumanities/Fine Arts/Foreign Language Elective303
 15
Spring Semester
 BUS 225CBusiness Law I or
#SPTS 225CSports and Recreation Law303
 BUS 270CPrinciples of Management303
#SPTS 250CSports and Society404
 XX xxxCScience Elective* ^3-403-4
 13-14
TOTAL CREDITS61-62
# Indicates major field courses.
^Advising is important to explain to students which course(s) will transfer to a 4-year institution.
+ Any course with a prefix of ANTH, ECON, HIST, POLS, PSYC or SOCI (except HIST 104C and HIST 105C).
* BIOL 100C, CHEM 100C and PHYS 100C do not meet this requirement.CL – Number of lecture/classroom hours per week for the course
LAB – Number of simulation laboratory, laboratory or clinical hours per week for the course
CR – Number of credit hours for the course

One of the major factors contributing to career success in the sports field is experience. You will work with a faculty member to find an internship location based on your desired specialization in sports management.              

Internship Sites

  • Concord Chamber of Commerce
  • Concord Sports Center
  • ESC-Brine Sports
  • Everett Ice Arena
  • Fun Intelligent Training
  • Gold’s Gym
  • Meadowbrook Music Pavilion
  • NH Fisher Cats
  • NH Motor Speedway
  • Winnipesaukee Muskrats
  • WMUR-TV

61-62 Credits Required

55-60%

of students qualify for financial aid