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Bachelor of Science in Sport Management

Why Choose an Online Sport Management Degree?

Score big and train in your passion. With a UF Online Sport Management degree you will be prepared with the right skills to propel you to victory in your future endeavors.


Christian Taylor
Olympian and UF Alumnus

College
Health and Human Performance
Degree Type
Bachelor of Science in Sport Management
Diploma Title
Bachelor of Science in Sport Management
Transcript Title
Bachelor of Science in Sport Management
Major Sport Management

The UF Online Bachelor of Science in Sport Management degree program equips students with the tools to apply the fundamental concepts of management, marketing, finance, and law to sports organizations.

Students go on to pursue careers in a variety of organizations like professional sport franchises, intercollegiate athletics, sports media, municipal recreation, sports committees, private organizations, social organizations and amateur sports. Within these organizations, students get involved in a range of job functions such as facility and event management, marketing, administration, compliance, ticket operations, sponsorship sales, fundraising, and player representation.

In addition to completing all university, college and general degree requirements, students enrolled in the sports management degree program will have the opportunity to pursue core courses, including Sport and Society, Sport Facility Design and Management, Sport Marketing, Business Finance and an internship in Sport Management, along with several elective courses such as The Legal Environment of Business and Entrepreneurship.

CAREER TRACKS AND OPPORTUNITIES

What professions will a degree in Sport Management prepare me for?

  • Athlete Representation (Sports Agent)
  • Athletic Director
  • Facility Manager
  • Fitness Director
  • Franchise Sales Representative
  • Professional Sports Scout
  • Sports Event Manager
  • Sports Finance Analyst
  • Ticket Operations Manager
  • University Athletics Administrator

Please visit the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics or Career One Stop for additional suggestions on further career pathways and opportunities.



What are the admissions requirements for this major?

Freshmen & Lower Division Transfer Applicants

Upper Division Transfer Applicants

Upper division applicants (students with 60 or more college credits earned) should have at least a 2.0 overall GPA and have completed the following 5 prerequisite courses below with at least a 2.2 GPA:

  • Macroeconomics (ECO 2013) OR Microeconomics (ECO 2023)
  • Financial Accounting (ACG 2021)
  • General Psychology (PSY 2012)
  • Statistics (STA 2023)
  • College Algebra (MAC 1105) or higher

*Note:

  • All prerequisite courses must be completed with a grade of C or better.
  • Unsuccessful attempts in prerequisite courses may lower competitiveness.
  • Unsuccessful attempts in additional courses in the desired major may lower competitiveness.
  • Out of state courses used to meet prerequisites may need to be evaluated by the appropriate department upon admission.

**Prior to graduation, all Sport Management majors are required to complete a 12-credit hour, full-time internship experience. All required coursework must be completed prior to the internship. Internship experiences must be a minimum of 40 hours per week, and are completed during your final semester in UF Online.

Read more about the required internship

***If you're missing prerequisites, you may still qualify for admission to the program through conditional admission or the UF Online Ready program. For more information, please see "Additional Admissions Pathways" below.

Additional Admissions Pathways

Conditional Admission

    Applicants may be conditionally admitted to the program if they have an overall 2.0 GPA and have completed 4 of the 5 required prerequisites (including Macroeconomics [ECO 2013] or Microeconomics [ECO 2023] and Financial Accounting [ACG 2021]) with a minimum 2.2 GPA in these courses. Applicants may complete the missing prerequisites with major coursework. Those who are conditionally admitted to the program are required to satisfactorily complete the missing prerequisite in their first term.

UF Online Ready

    This major participates in the UF Online Ready program, which allows a limited number of qualified applicants to complete specific missing prerequisites here in UF Online as degree-seeking students before enrolling in other UF Online courses. Admission is offered on a space-available basis.

    A student may be selected for UF Online Ready if they have:

  • Completed Microeconomics (ECO 2023) or Macroeconomics (ECO 2013) and Financial Accounting (ACG 2021).
  • 2.0 overall GPA and 2.2 prerequisite GPA

To learn more about this program, go to the UF Online Ready webpage.

WHY CHOOSE UF ONLINE?

At the University of Florida, our passion goes beyond our walls — and so do our opportunities.

UF is routinely ranked as one of the top collegiate athletic programs in the country. Like you, we are passionate about sports and we provide our online students with a world-class sports management education. UF Online’s Sport Management program places a nationally recognized degree at your convenience, for a fraction of the cost of comparable degree programs.

Designed for students whose commitments make traditional campus attendance impractical, our online program stands at the forefront, providing flexible academic options with the same elite faculty and rigor that makes us a leading university and top research institution. We connect people with opportunities, remove barriers and set the standard for online higher education. UF Online graduates earn the same elite degree they would receive on campus, and they will be at the top of the list for the best employers in the country.