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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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2019 Falk Student Research Celebration Takes Place March 26-29

Falk Family Endowed Professor in Public Health, Brooks Gump with 2018 poster session winner Ivan Castro, Graduate Student in Public Health Falk students are invited to submit posters for completed or in-progress empirical, exploratory, policy analytic or hypothesis-driven research projects…

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New Falk Office of Career Services opens with events for Falk students Feb. 1 and 8

The new Falk College Office of Career Services will provide Falk students with personalized guidance and resources to help them achieve their post-graduation goals, start new careers, or pursue graduate study. Services include one-on-one resume and cover letter consultation, interview…

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Sport management students and professionals meet during S.P.M. Week

Blake Johnson (left) with Cherie Hong (right) As an exciting close to winter break, the inaugural Sport Management Students and Professionals Meet Week, or S.P.M. Week, gave sport management students the opportunity to learn more about careers in sport with…

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SPM Club’s 2018 Sports Auction Nets $55,195 for Charity

SPM Club vice president Connor Monzo (left) and longtime SPM Club co-advisor Kate Veley (second from left) present a check for $55,195 to representatives from the Syracuse Rescue Mission on Jan. 18 at the Carrier Dome.On Jan. 18, 2019, the…

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Sport Analytics students present research at national competition

The Syracuse University Baseball Statistics and Sabermetrics Club sent two teams to the SABR Diamond Dollars Case Competition at NYU on November 16, 2018. The competition is for undergraduate students from universities across the country to compete against each other…

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SPM hosts former minor leaguers, Yankees scout for Business of Baseball event

On November 7, 2018, the Department of Sport Management hosted a panel discussion titled “The Business of Baseball” in Falk College at Syracuse University. Students heard from former Minor League Baseball players Steve Bean and Nick Sinay as well as…

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