Students in our program will establish an understanding of the full range of business and sports management concepts, develop strong business writing and verbal communication skills appropriate to the field, gain exposure to the sports management industry through practical learning and field experiences. You’ll be prepared with foundational skills in management, finance, accounting, and marketing. You’ll learn about the legal and ethical considerations involved with sports and you’ll be prepared to pursue managerial positions in the field.
- New York-based networking opportunities
- Flexible schedules: on campus, online, or a combination of both
- Practical knowledge
Build on foundational business courses with in-depth classes in management, finance, economics, and consumer behavior. Learn professional communication skills and how to think analytically. Put that knowledge to the test with an internship.
Introduction to Sports Management and Marketing
Get an overall view of the business of sports, including major and minor league sports, sporting goods companies, and independent sports marketing and management sectors. Learn about the many careers associated with the industry, and what you need to enter the field.
An internship might take you to a local club for youth, a school, a production company, or a major sporting venue. Regardless of where you do your internship, you’ll gain the hands-on experience you need to hit the ground running once you graduate.
Recent internships have included:
- The Chew Productions
- Mosholu Montefiore Community Center
- First Steps to Urban Outreach
- Boys & Girls Club of Mount Vernon
- Boys & Girls Club of New Rochelle
- Monroe College
- Walt Disney World
- JB Cruise & Tours, Inc
- Midwood High School
Your education is not just about academics! Networking and learning from others in your field can be a huge boost to your career. Some organizations that can help get you where you want to go:
- Association for Latino Professionals for America (ALPFA) - Learn about trends in accounting and finance; network with potential employers; develop leadership skills
- The Sports Management Club - Encouraging students to explore the business of sports and develop a robust campus presence with a focus on career opportunities
- The Marketing Club - Learn about marketing by participating in events and field trips to major corporations; plan and market discussions with professionals in the field
- The Club for Entrepreneurial Opportunities (CEO) - Organizes school career awareness affairs and community events; sponsors guest speakers and hosts field trips such as company tours and conferences; hosts the annual “Shark Tank” competition and a Stock Market competition
Your Future Career in Sports Management
There is a world of opportunity waiting for you in the sports field. Possibilities include:
- Facilities Manager
- Event Sales
- Athletic Director
- Sports Agent
- Stadium Business Manager
- Sports Event Marketing
|Fall (Sept - Dec)||August 31|
|Winter (January - April)||December 31|
|Spring (April - August)||April 1|
International students are encouraged to apply three months prior to the start of the semester.