Sport Management

School of Global Business

Colleges / Schools

Glenside

Location

Bachelor's, Minor

Program Types

Sport Management at Arcadia University

The demand for professionals in the Sport Management field is increasing. Career opportunities in the field include working with professional teams and leagues, college athletic departments, conference offices, international amateur associations, public/private and recreational agencies, club and facility management marketing and event promotion, sports clothing and more.

About the Sport Management Program
  • Prepares graduates for careers in the Sport Management industry
  • Provides a program of study in Sport within a business administration framework
  • Offers an integrated learning experience combining classroom teaching, work experience, and opportunities for travel
  • Serves as preparation for Arcadia’s graduate program in Physical Therapy.
Build a Foundation for Sport Business or Physical Therapy

Recognizing the increasing emphasis on sound business practices, the program is built on a balance of business administration and sport management courses. We equip graduates with both knowledge and practical application of the discipline to successfully manage a sport related enterprise. The program requires an Internship experience, either in the U.S. or internationally. The program is flexible enough to permit a semester abroad in the four-year curriculum. 

Students in this major who wish to pursue a master’s through our College of Health Sciences can complete courses in science as electives to satisfy entry-level requirements for these programs. Careful planning is required so students work with an adviser from the graduate program to ensure that students have the basic requirements needed for Arcadia University’s graduate program. By taking courses in the sciences as electives, students who pursue this program will have the basic requirements needed for Arcadia University’s graduate program in Physical Therapy.