Sport Management: Where sports & the business world meet

As a student in the Sport Management program at the University of Dayton, you'll learn the skills it takes to pursue opportunities in in health clubs, private sports clubs, sports organizations/federations, television, recreation, event and facility management.

To prepare for the diverse responsibilities in the world of sport management, you'll take courses in both sport management and business. Through studies in sport management, you'll gain an understanding of facilities, finance, human resource management, law, marketing, media and sales — and how they relate to sports.

For a minor course of study, you'll select a competency from a variety of disciplines, and minor in business administration.

Internship opportunities

To gain hands-on experiences and prepare for a successful career, you'll participate in two internships — one on-campus and one off-campus. These immersions are geared toward future goals in the sport management field.

Support for Sport Management students

When you're a Sport Management student at the University ofDayton, learning extends beyond the classroom.

Whether you're making the transition from undergraduate to graduate work, seeking to attend a professional conference or want to become an advocate for an organization whose service holds personal meaning, we've got two funds helping to make a difference for our students.

Explore the links below to learn more:

What can I do with this degree?

Sport Management professionals gain positions in collegiate and professional organizations, sport clubs, and athletic federations, as well as public and private recreation. Opportunities are also available in arenas and convention centers, event management, and all forms of media.

Watch the video below to see how our graduates are prospering:

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Contact us

Department of Health & Sport Science

Fitz Hall 646 
300 College Park 
Dayton, Ohio 45469 - 2968

937-229-4240