The booming field of sport management
From minor league baseball to the NFL, sport generates billions of dollars in revenue each year. The Bachelor of Science in business administration with a major in sport management at Trine University prepares you for expanding career opportunities in the business of sport.
The degree: Business administration core with a sports focus
By combining our rigorous business administration coursework with a sport management concentration that focuses on issues such as risk management, facility planning and organization and administration of athletics, the Bachelor of Science in business administration with a major in sport management prepares you for a rewarding career with a sports-related business.
Because sport management graduates earn a bachelor’s degree in business administration, you will be uniquely qualified for advancement to senior leadership roles in a wide variety of organizations. Our modular curriculum allows you to customize your degree plan to fit your unique personal and career interests.
The Bachelor of Science in business administration with a major in sport management program is part of Trine University’s Center for Sports Studies.
The experience: Get the connections you need
You will develop business knowledge in fields such as marketing, management, accounting, finance and leadership, while taking sports-specific courses.
You will connect to industry through in-class projects, guest speakers, internships and networking with alumni. Develop leadership skills through coursework and our unique Fellows program that will accelerate your career long after graduation.
The result: Sports careers at all levels
This Bachelor of Science in business administration with a major in sport management prepares you to be an effective leader in the business of sports, working with sports-related organizations in areas such as:
- Event management
- Retail management
Faculty, mentors and career advisors will help you understand the diverse career opportunities available to sport management graduates. Recent graduates have started careers with:
- Major and minor league professional sports organizations
- College athletic departments
- Sporting goods companies
- Community recreation departments
Recent internships for students in the Bachelor of Science in business administration with a major in sport management include:
- BSA Sports
- Chicago Sky
- Coldwater Parks and Recreation
- Detroit Tigers
- Fort Wayne Mad Ants
- Fort Wayne TinCaps
- Pro Camps Worldwide
- South Bend Cubs
- Toledo Mud Hens Baseball
- Trine University Athletics
- U.S.A. Track and Field
- University of Notre Dame Sports Information
- University of Toledo Athletics
- World Baseball Academy
With a Bachelor of Science in business administration with a major in sport management, you have many opportunities for rewarding careers:
- Arena Football League
- College Athletic Administration
- Event Planning
- Major League Baseball
- Minor League Baseball
- National Basketball Association
- Parks and Recreation Departments
- Private Athletic Facilities
- Sporting Goods Company Sales Representative
- Ticket Sales
You also will have the opportunity to be part of the Sport Management Club (SMC), which will provide you with resume-building opportunities in the area of athletic event organization, and opportunities to attend presentations/forums related to the field.
BSBA Sport Management