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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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SPM students immersed in Los Angeles sports culture over spring break

The students met NBA legend Bill Walton (back row) Eighteen 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…


Sport Management Club raises over $40,000 during 12th Charity Sports Auction

From left to right: Alex Wood, 2016 auction co-chair, Kate Veley, Sport Management Club advisor, Linda Cleary, McMahon/Ryan Child Advocacy Center executive director, Colleen Merced, McMahon/Ryan Child Advocacy Center associate director, Kyle O’Connor, 2016 auction co-chair The Sport Management (SPM)…

SU Women in Sports and Events (WISE) hosts February 19 panel on careers in sports

Syracuse University’s Women in Sports and Events (WISE) will host “Shoot for Success: WISE Women in Sports,” a pre-game panel discussion on Sunday, February 19, 2017 at 2 p.m. in the Carrier Dome. Organized in collaboration with Syracuse University Athletics,…

SU’s New Sport Analytics degree featured in national magazine

In May 2016, the Department of Sport Management at Syracuse University announced the creation of a new degree program in Sport Analytics. Since then, the announcement has generated a lot of media interest. The latest feature coming in the national…

SPM master’s students selected as interns for national conference

Three Syracuse University Sport Venue and Event Management graduate students have been selected as interns with the Stadium Managers Association. Sean Banno, Rachel Chulock and Candace Sena, all Class of 2017, will attend and work at the 43rd Annual SMA…

Steiner Auction in support of SPM Club

The Sport Management (SPM) Club at Syracuse University, in collaboration with Steiner Sports, is holding an online auction of premium items. Bid now through December 20 at 10 p.m. Just in time for the holidays, this online auction is part…

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