Sport Management

The academically rigorous Sport Management curriculum combines program-specific courses with professional electives and liberal arts requirements, providing students with the tools to pursue a career – or graduate study – in sport. Coursework covers areas including marketing, management, communications, societal influences and impacts, ethics, event management, and law.

The 124-credit bachelor of science (B.S.) program includes up to 15 elective credits, allowing students to pursue a concentration or minor tailoring their studies according to their professional interests.

For example, to enhance business skills, students can minor in accounting, finance, marketing or management studies. Or, they may sample Syracuse’s multitude of courses in communications, law, social sciences, and foreign languages, tailoring a program that meets their interests and needs.

In addition, the required 12-credit Sport Management Senior Capstone experience provides students with the opportunity to gain hands-on experience in the industry before they graduate.

Recent News

Students go down under on Australian Odyssey Students go down under on Australian OdysseyFalk College Endowed Professor of Sport Management Rick Burton took 14 students to Australia from June 1-18 as part of a three-credit course titled SPM 300 – Australia: Sport, History and Culture. The course was also cross-listed as SOC 300 ... Read more

SPM students immerse themselves in New England sports culture SPM students immerse themselves in New England sports cultureSixteen students enrolled in SPM 300 spent May 16-23, 2016, in the Boston area touring sport-related facilities, venues and organizations. The New England Immersion course compares and contrasts business practices, marketing strategies, branding initiatives, social media outreach and the organizational ... Read more

Sport Management students gain industry experience during senior Capstone Sport Management students gain industry experience during senior CapstoneTwenty-five Sport Management seniors spent their Spring 2016 semester gaining real-world experience in the sport industry as part of their 12-credit senior Capstone experience. “Throughout a student’s time in the Department of Sport Management, the faculty and staff put an emphasis ... Read more

Syracuse University’s Falk College Announces First-of-its-Kind U.S. Undergraduate Degree in Sport Analytics Syracuse University’s Falk College Announces First-of-its-Kind U.S.  Undergraduate Degree in Sport AnalyticsMarket demand for data analysts exceeds national job growth average With growing numbers of sport organizations embracing data analytics’ powerful role in understanding and prioritizing information to maintain a competitive advantage, there is increasing demand for sport analytics professionals to guide ... Read more

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