Sports management | Stark State College - North Canton, Ohio

Sports management

Get your game on. If you’re interested in sports, finance, management and leadership, you’ll want to consider a sports management degree. You’ll have a chance of not only working with athletes, but also seeing the corporate and business side of the sports world. Passionate people can find great opportunities in the intercollegiate or professional sports industries.

Part of the business management program, this major helps you take a step toward opportunities in sports administration, marketing and promotion, ethics, facility and event management and other areas.

Work in many areas, including

  • sports administration
  • marketing and promotion
  • facility and event management

Prepare for a career as a(n)

  • internship opportunities
  • degree transfer
  • Associate of applied business

Program learning outcomes

  • Describe and analyze patterns of organizational behavior within contemporary organizations and apply management skills, human relations skills and motivational methods to create and maintain a positive work environment.
  • Apply appropriate mathematical, statistical and other quantitative and business methods to analyze business situations.
  • Demonstrate and apply professionalism, teamwork, and written and oral communications skills.
  • Utilize specialized business skills in the areas of marketing, entrepreneurship, business development, operations, economics, as applicable, to understand businesses and how they interact with stakeholders inside and outside the organization.
  • Formulate goals and strategies to analyze the internal and external environment of business and demonstrate proficiency with developing strategies to identify and solve organizational problems for new and existing businesses.
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