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.

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 is the Internship Requirement?

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, which are completed during your final semester in UF Online.

Read more about the required internship

What are the criteria for competitive transfer applicants?

Competitive upper division applicants (students with 60 or more college credits earned) should have at least a 2.0 overall GPA and have completed 4 of the courses below with at least a 2.2 GPA:

Required:

  • College Algebra (MAC1105) or higher
  • Macroeconomics (ECO 2013) OR Microeconomics (ECO 2023)

And any two of the following:

  • Statistics (STA 2023)
  • General Psychology (PSY2012)
  • Public Speaking (SPC2608)
  • Financial Accounting (ACG 2021)
  • Problem Solving Using Computers (CGS 2531) OR Educational Technology (EME2040)

Note: It is strongly recommended to complete all 7 prerequisites prior to enrolling at UF, however, applicants may be conditionally admitted to the program if they have completed 4 of the 7 required prerequisites (including Macroeconomics or Microeconomics and College Algebra or higher), with a minimum GPA of 2.2 GPA in these courses. Students who are conditionally admitted with missing prerequisites will be required to satisfactorily complete these remaining prerequisites BEFORE beginning the major coursework.

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 program 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.