The purpose of the Bachelor of Science Degree in Sport Management is to prepare students
both for graduate studies and employment in a variety of sport and recreational settings,
playing a role in economic, sport, leisure, and fitness of the region.
Southeastern Louisiana University students are in a geographical location that encourages practical experience. The University is roughly 45 miles away from New Orleans, the home of the New Orleans Saints, Voodoo, Pelicans, and the New Orleans Sport Foundation. Likewise, Baton Rouge is roughly 35 minutes from the campus and offers a variety of recreational and sport businesses where students can gain valuable experience. Baton Rouge offers the nationally recognized Baton Rouge Recreation Department, Youth and Adult Soccer Leagues, and the Baton Rouge Sports Foundation.
Sport management professionals can be found working in a number of settings within the fields of sport and leisure/recreation. Some settings for employment include:
Professional, Collegiate, and Amateur/Olympic Sport Organizations
YMCA's and Municipal Recreation Departments
Private clubs (i.e. tennis or golf)
The sport management degree program at Southeastern Louisiana University has received
specialized accreditation through the Commission on Sport Management Accreditation
(COSMA) located in Fort Collins, CO, USA. The sport management program in the following
degree is accredited by COSMA: Bachelor of Science in Sport Management
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