combintion of two popular fields of study, the sports management major
offers a broad foundation in sport and fitness management. The program
of study will help prepare students for various positions in sports
organizations, collegiate and high school athletic departments,
non-profit sports and fitness organizations, and for-profit sports
retailing and marketing. Administered in the Department of Physical Education, the degree is a joint effort with the Division of Business Administration.
[PROGRAM OUTLINE AND REQUIREMENTS (.pdf)]
Why Sports Management at Saint Joseph's College?
From both physical education and business professors, you will receive
the kind of personal attention and guidance in your studies and career
search that is unmatched at larger institutions.
Hands-on sports management:
Throughout your studies, you'll get hands-on experience with
actvitiies, projects, and business cases. You'll be learning by doing,
in other words. And your studies will wrap up with an important field
experience that puts you into a live sports management situation as you
apply what you have learned.
Great fit: Saint Joseph's College boasts a long tradition of excellence in NCAA Division II athletics.
That tradition requires an infrastructure of sports management
expertise - from sports information reporting to team management to
athletic training to event management. Few places are as natural for an
academic program designed to help students prepare to manage sport and
Broad-based skills designed for your future:
Recruiters and alumni have made it clear they want graduates to be
broadly skilled and prepared for a business world in constant flux.
Your studies at SJC are designed with that kind of future in mind - to
give you skills organizations are clamoring for in college graduates.
(In other words, you won't be forced into deep and narrow subjects you
may not use as your interests change and career evolves.)