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.
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.
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
How To Apply
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
BSBA Sport Management