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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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Falk College welcomes new faculty and staff

Syracuse University’s Falk College is pleased to announce the appointment of new staff members who have joined Falk College in the past academic year, including Karen Goebel, office coordinator in the School of Social Work; Meredith Groman, administrative assistant and…

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Welcome Class of 2023!

Falk College welcomes the Class of 2023 including 307 first-year and 20 transfer students who join 140 graduate students who are new as well. Welcome back to all Falk students who, this year, represent 40 states and 30 countries! The…

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Congratulations to the Class of 2019!

On May 11, 2019, the David B. Falk College of Sport and Human Dynamics celebrated its Class of 2019 Convocation ceremony at Manley Field House. One-hundred Sport Management undergraduates, five Sport Analytics undergraduates, and 10 Sport Venue and Event Management…

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Sport Venue and Event Management Master’s program graduates its seventh class

Syracuse University’s master’s program in Sport Venue and Event Management (SVEM) graduated its seventh class on May 11, 2019 at Manley Field House. Ten members took part in the Falk College Convocation ceremony. The graduate students arrived on campus in…

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Students immerse themselves in New England sports culture

Eighteen students enrolled in SPM 300 spent eight days during Maymester 2019 in the Boston area touring sport-related facilities, and meeting with industry executives from nearly 20 venues and organizations.
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Students visit 4 countries on 19-day European Olympic Odyssey

Fourteen students from across the University and the Department of Sport Management, led by SPM assistant professor Dr. Jeeyoon Kim, traveled to Europe in May as part of a 19-day, four-country Olympic Odyssey trip. The program began in London, where…

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Upcoming Events

Sport Management Alumni Networking Event

October 18, 2019 11:30 am4:30 pm

White Hall, Grant Auditorium,

Sport Management is hosting its third annual “SPM 205: 2.0 – SPM Alumni in #SportsBiz [Now We’re the Pros]” on campus on Friday, October 18, 2019. The day kicks off with a luncheon for SPM, SAL, and SVEM alumni hosted by Professor Michael Veley, followed by an afternoon of a keynote speaker, breakout panel sessions, and networking with current students.