Bachelor of Science in Sport Management

COLLEGE OF NURSING AND HEALTH SCIENCES

Department of Kinesiology and Health Studies

Students in Southeastern's Sport Management program are prepared for careers in management, marketing and administration in sport, fitness and recreation settings. The program combines foundational business courses with those that apply business principles to the sport/fitness/recreation industry, as well as an extended senior internship experience.

Career Information
Types of Jobs
  • Athletic director
  • Event coordinator
  • Facility coordinator
  • Marketing
  • Recreation coordinator
  • Sport administration
  • Ticket sales
Types of Employers
  • City and community recreation departments
  • High school sports teams and state and regional high school athletic associations
  • Intercollegiate athletics, such as NCAA, Division I, II and III universities, and two- and four-year colleges
  • International sports federations, such as the International Association of Athletics Federation and the International Basketball Federation
  • National and state sport governing bodies, such as the Amateur Athletic Union and the U.S. Figure Skating Association
  • Professional sports teams, such as the National Football League, National Basketball Association, Major League Baseball, National Hockey League and Major League Soccer
  • Recreational sports in universities and colleges
PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS
  • Southeastern's location just 45 minutes from Baton Rouge and New Orleans is ideal for practical experiences and internships in sport management; in close proximity are the New Orleans Saints, Voodoo and Pelicans, the New Orleans Sports Foundation, Baton Rouge Recreation Department, Youth and Adult Soccer Leagues and the Baton Rouge Sports Foundation

  • Honors curriculum available

PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS
  • Total semester hours required: 120

RELATED DEGREES
  • Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training

  • Bachelor of Science in Health and Physical Education, Grades K-12

  • Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology

  • Bachelor of Science in Health Education and Promotion

  • Master of Arts in Health and Kinesiology

CAMPUS ORGANIZATIONS & ACTIVITIES
  • Sport Management Association


Contact Information

Dr. Ashley Bowers

abowers@southeastern.edu

985-549-3844

Mailing address: SLU 10845, Hammond, LA 70402

On-campus address: Kinesiology and Health Studies Building, Room 109

Program website