Launch Your Career as a Sport Management Professional
Transfer up to 96 credits
Asynchronous online courses
Small class sizes
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Learn to Apply Advanced Business Principles to Sport Management
In Spring Hill College’s online sport management degree program, you’ll combine a comprehensive business education with a foundation in sport marketing, facilities management, fundraising, sports law and governance.
Many leadership positions in the sports industry require a bachelor’s degree in sport management or a related area. You can prepare to advance in your career while gaining skills that you can immediately apply to your current position. Employers consistently report that graduates of Spring Hill’s sport management bachelor’s degree program are well-rounded critical thinkers who are assets in their workplace.
Careers in Sport Management
With your sport management bachelor’s degree, you’ll be able to pursue several career paths in the field, such as:
- Facility management/operations
- Interscholastic and intercollegiate athletics
- Professional sports
- Sports marketing and promotions
- Media relations
The employment of sports-related occupations is projected to grow faster than average at 7% through 2029, according to the U.S Bureau of Labor Statistics. This growth will add over 60,600 new jobs.1Explore Careers
Sport Management Major: Curriculum
10 major-related courses
120 total credits
Spring Hill’s innovative sport management courses ready you to tackle contemporary issues in the field with data-driven solutions. Apply your knowledge through an optional internship in your field, which takes place at a site convenient for you.
Sport Management Major Courses Include:
- Sociology of Sport/Leisure
- Sports Marketing and Promotion
- Sports Facilities Management
Bachelor of Science in Sport Management Admission Details
Up to 96 transfer credits accepted
No application fee
To apply for the online sport management degree program at Spring Hill College, fill out the free application. With rolling admissions, you can start in the fall, spring or summer. Here’s what you’ll need:
|A completed online application|
|GPA of at least 2.5|
We’ve made applying easy by eliminating application fees and using a simple online process. Start today!View the Application Process
Providing an Affordable Sport Management Bachelor’s Degree
$399 per credit
Transfer up to 96 credits
At Spring Hill College, we believe that your education should be affordable and accessible, so we’ll work with you to make it happen through financial aid, scholarships, loans, military benefits and other programs.Learn More
What You’ll Learn
Your online sport management courses will cover essential topics such as the psychology of sport, media writing, sports law, sports facilities management and sports marketing and promotion. You’ll also get to choose two elective courses from a varied list so that you can tailor your degree toward your ideal career.
- Identify and understand potential liability risks when hosting a sporting activity, and what measures should be taken to eliminate or reduce risks.
- Integrate effective communication, planning and leadership strategies that lead to successful management and operation of sport facilities.
- Learn the skills of inquiry and analysis, plus critical thinking and reading within the business ethics purview.
- Apply advanced business principles in the functional areas of sport management.
With over 20 years of industry experience and nearly 10 years of teaching experience, Stacy is a passionate and dedicated instructor at Spring Hill College where she teaches entrepreneurship, supply chain management, strategic communications, sport managment and marketing. As a PhD candidate at the University of South Alabama, Stacy is in the final stages of her dissertation and plans to graduate in 2021 with a focus on the impact of early entrepreneurship education programs on student entrepreneurial intent.
Stacy Wellborn has been a communications pioneer in coastal Alabama and throughout the southeast. By building community relationships and sustaining brands through strategic planning, public relations and digital marketing, Stacy takes pride in creating and collaborating with each client.
As the owner and leader of Wellborn Strategies, Stacy works with business owners and entrepreneurs to identify, execute and realize their visions. As the Yard Boss at the Container Yard, a co-working space in downtown Mobile, Stacy encourages entrepreneurs to identify creative solutions to business challenges and embrace new business ventures.
Stacy is an active member of her community and is an avid contributor to the creative scene of Mobile. She shares her innovative ideas with local charitable organizations including Junior League of Mobile, Mobile United and Public Relations Council of Alabama. More than anything, Stacy finds pure joy in supporting her friends and family and spending quality time with her husband and spoiled pups.
Awards & Honors
- 2020 Ignatian Teaching Award (I-GIFT) presented by SHC Faculty—I-GIFT stands for Ignatian Great Ideas For Teachers centered on Ignatian pedagogy and SHC’s missionAwards: List any awards or distinctions (if applicable)
Dedicated, Expert Faculty
Spring Hill College’s experienced faculty take a student-first approach to their instruction. You’ll learn from professors who are steeped in industry expertise, committed to the success of each student and who provide constructive feedback with their engaging coursework.
Learn in a Flexible Online Environment
As you work through the online Bachelor of Science in Sport Management, you’ll receive individualized support from both faculty and staff. You can expect:
- An asynchronous format. Listen to lectures, read texts and complete coursework on your time.
- Full-time and part-time program options.
- An experienced and dedicated faculty.
- A collaborative and diverse learning experience.
Answers To Common Questions
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Yes, the Bachelor of Science in Sport Management accepts up to 96 credit hours of prior college credits with program director approval. You might also receive credit for past military or work experience.
There are six start dates throughout the year. Two in the spring, two in the summer and two in the fall.
With your online sport management degree, you can gain the required credential for several sport management careers. Plus, you’ll practice your leadership skills and get the chance to network with industry professionals. If you choose, you can also complete an internship that will give you valuable experience.