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

Falk College honors faculty for excellence in service, research, teaching Falk College honors faculty for excellence in service, research, teachingclass="p1">Bruce Carter, Katherine McDonald, Gina Pauline named 2017 Falk College Faculty of the Year Faculty members from the Departments of Human Development & Family Science, Public Health, Food Studies & Nutrition, and Sport Management were honored for excellence in service, research ... Read more

Sport venue and event management students host charity golf tournament May 8 Sport venue and event management students host charity golf tournament May 8Graduate students in Falk College’s Department of Sport Management are hosting the Second Annual Sport Venue & Event Management Charity Golf Classic May 8 at Drumlins Country Club East Course beginning at 12:00 p.m. Monies raised will support Vera House’s ... 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

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Upcoming Events

Apr 26 @ 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…
Apr 27 @ 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…
May 8 all-day Drumlins Country Club (east course)
duate students in Falk College’s Department of Sport Management are hosting the Second Annual Sport Venue & Event Management Charity Golf Classic May 8 at Drumlins Country Club East Course beginning at 12:00 p.m. Monies…