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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 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.
Syracuse University Trustee and alumnus Andrew T. Berlin with four Syracuse University sport analytics majors and Berlin Scholars

Inaugural Berlin Sport Analytics Symposium Highlights Rising Importance of Data in Sport

“Calculating the Future of Sports Through Analytics” was the featured theme of the Inaugural Andrew T. Berlin Sport Analytics Symposium, hosted by Syracuse University’s David B. Falk College of Sport and Human Dynamics on April 3 at the Westin Michigan Avenue Chicago.
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Sport Analytics students accepted to Carnegie Mellon Research Experience

Sport Analytics students Jonathan Bosch ’21 and Alejandro Pesantez ’21 have been accepted into Carnegie Mellon’s Summer Undergraduate Research Experience in Statistics. The theme is “Data Science in Sports Analytics.” The program provides participants with hands-on experience working with real data, on real problems, in a stimulating, collaborative, and supportive environment.
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Falk graduate students host Orange Guardians charity benefit

Syracuse University's Sport Venue and Event Management (SVEM) graduate program raised $15,000 during its Orange Guardians Kickoff fundraiser to benefit Griffins Guardians on April 8 at Embassy Suites at Destiny USA in Syracuse. The event included more than 150 attendees, a dinner and reception, entertainment, silent auction, and guest speakers.

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