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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.

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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.

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Congratulations 2019 Falk Student Research Celebration Winners

Falk College congratulates the following winners of the 2019 Falk Student Research Celebration: Undergraduate Winners Name: Bridget Clark Kelly Brown, BS; Heather Brubacker, MS, Dietetic Intern; Laura Brown, MS, RD; Baylee Carroll, BS, Dietetic Intern; Elizabeth Gardner; April Hill; Sarah…

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Sport Analytics students attend Baseball Research Competition in Phoenix

For the fifth straight year, Syracuse University Sport Analytics and Sport Management students participated in the Society of American Baseball Research (SABR) Analytics’ Diamond Dollars Case Competition in Phoenix, Arizona, over Spring Break in March 2019. The competition is for…

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On a Winning Streak: Syracuse Sport Analytics Students Prove They’re Ready to Storm the Industry

Professor Rodney Paul with students in the Milton Conrad Sport Technology Lab.Assembling a championship-caliber team and a profitable business organization is a challenge that sports owners, executives and managers face every day in the ultra-competitive world of sports. Increasingly, they…

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Falk graduate students host Orange Guardians Kickoff April 8 to benefit Griffin’s Guardians

Falk College sport venue and event management students, in partnership with Syracuse University Athletics, will host the Orange Guardians Kickoff fundraiser with special guest Coach Dino Babers on Monday, April 8 at 6 p.m. at the Embassy Suites by Hilton…

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Inaugural Andrew T. Berlin Sport Analytics Symposium Set for April 3 in Chicago

Calculating the Future of Sports Through Analytics is the featured theme of the First Annual Andrew T. Berlin Sport Analytics Symposium. The event will take place in Chicago on April 3, with a keynote address by Chicago Cubs Senior Vice…

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SU sport analytics well represented at national economics conference

Nick RiccardiSport Analytics major Nick Riccardi ’20 presented his research at the Academy of Economics and Finance (AEF) Conference in Tampa, Florida, Feb. 7-8, 2019. He placed first in the undergraduate student research competition for his paper titled “Canadian Hockey…

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