Sport Management

Study with the best in sport management education

Today more than ever, sport is woven into the social, cultural, and economic fabric of society. Sport is business. Sport is entertainment. Sport has endless educational and career opportunities awaiting those who have passion for the industry.

If the world of sports is where your passions lie, Falk College’s Department of Sport Management is for you. Our professionally focused programs allow students to hone their interests in such areas as sports administration; sports business, finance and sales; sports marketing and promotion; facility and arena management; event planning; social psychology of sports; sports communications; athletic compliance and sports law, and; sport analytics.

Among the most valuable facets of the Department of Sport Management is its connection with the sports industry, which plays out in numerous ways, including Senior Capstone internships, visiting lecturers and guest speakers as well as many opportunities for one-on-one networking with leaders in the field. The cornerstone of the Syracuse University sport management program has been its multitude of experiential learning opportunities associated with its theory-to-practice approach to teaching. In conjunction with the Syracuse Athletics Department, the Carrier Dome is a ‘living laboratory’ for students. Hundreds of students have volunteered their time, energy and expertise to gain experience working at various events at this iconic sports venue.

Falk’s sport management degree programs include:

You’ll gain marketable skills through courses, research opportunities with faculty, and internships that prepare you for a wide range of careers. The change you want to see in the world starts with you—and it starts today.

Recent News

National Baseball Hall of Famers headline sports dinner, symposium April 21-22 National Baseball Hall of Famers headline sports dinner, symposium April 21-22As Falk College’s Department of Sport Management prepares to welcome its inaugural class of sport analytics majors this fall, it is teaming up with the National Baseball Hall of Fame to host baseball fans, sport industry professionals, researchers, alumni, and ... Read more

SPM students immersed in Los Angeles sports culture over spring break SPM students immersed in Los Angeles sports culture over spring breakEighteen Sport Management students enrolled in SPM 358 (Los Angeles Immersion) traveled to Los Angeles from March 11-18, 2017, where they met with more than 40 executives from the sport industry in seven days. One highlight was meeting NBA legend ... Read more

Sport Management Club raises over $40,000 during 12th Charity Sports Auction Sport Management Club raises over $40,000 during 12th Charity Sports AuctionThe Sport Management (SPM) Club at Syracuse University is excited to announce it has raised $42,900 for The McMahon/Ryan Child Advocacy Center as a result of its 12th Annual Charity Sports Auction. During the SU men’s basketball game on December ... Read more

SU Women in Sports and Events (WISE) hosts February 19 panel on careers in sports SU Women in Sports and Events (WISE) hosts February 19 panel on careers in sportsSyracuse University’s Women in Sports and Events (WISE) will host “Shoot for Success: WISE Women in Sports,” a pre-game panel discussion on Sunday, February 19, 2017 at 2 p.m. in the Carrier Dome. Organized in collaboration with Syracuse University Athletics, ... Read more

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Upcoming Events

Mar 27 @ 6:30 pm Falk College Room 120
Sport Professionals of Color group was formed with the purpose of guiding young professionals, those who identify as people of color, in their pursuit of success and career establishment in the sport industry. They strive to…
Mar 28 @ 6:00 pm Falk College Room 229C
en in Sports and Events (WISE) is a nationally recognized group whose goal is to be a leading voice and resource for women who currently work in, or aspire to be a part of, the…
Mar 28 @ 7:00 pm Falk College Room 200
Sport Management Club is a student-run organization of the David B. Falk College of Sport and Human Dynamics’s Department of Sport Management. Since its founding in 2005, the Club has raised over a quarter of…
Mar 29 @ 6:00 pm Falk College Room 200
ermetrics is the study of advanced baseball statistics. And who better to study that than Sport Management students? The student-led club formed during the Spring 2013 semester with Sport Management professor Dr. Rodney Paul as…
Mar 30 @ 6:30 pm Falk College Room 400
Sport Management Sales Club was established in September 2015. All students are invited to attend. Officers strive to determine the club’s purpose and identity as well as plan events and guest speakers. Students are encouraged…