Our Individually Designed Education for Adult Learners Program (IDEAL) allows adult learners to design a sports management program of independent study experiences and online courses that fit their needs like not other sports management school. Students study whenever and wherever it is convenient for them. Our advisors pay close attention to their needs and guide them through their sports management degree program.
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BS Physical Education: Sport Management
The Sport Management major is designed for those students interested in management positions in amateur, collegiate, or professional athletics, sporting good sales, fitness and conditioning centers in the private and corporate sectors, and facility management.
What is Sport Management?
The U.S. sports industry generates over $200 billion annually. With a sports management degree you will gain a fundamental knowledge and the skills around management, finance, marketing and law as they pertain to organizations within the sports industry.
Employers who hire sport management majors are professional sports teams, sports associations (NBA, MLB, NFL, NCAA, NHL), arenas, stadiums, professional athletes, local sport and tourism companies, colleges and universities, health clubs and sports facilities.
- Business Administration
- Criminal Justice Minor
- Cyber Security and Computer Forensics Minor
- Homeland Security Minor
- Leadership Minor
- Sociology Minor
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"My experience has been phenomenal. I have enjoyed everything from the faculty to meeting other adult learners in this program. It's given me the support and motivation to continue to see my goal through."
- Rosa Morris, BBA '17Watch Testimonial
"Averett provides you a platform to not only work full time, but to also juggle family life and attain your goals."
- Andrew Taylor, BBA '99Watch Testimonial
"What I've enjoyed most about the program has been the support, not only from the faculty and staff, but also from my fellow students. The support system that you have can make a world of difference."
- Krysti Filer, BBA '17Watch Testimonial
"One of my favorite things about Averett University is the flexibility. They were very helpful and they worked with me on what classes would best suit my ability."
- Larry Taylor, BBA '00 and MBA '16Watch Testimonial