Sport Management

Students in Southeastern's Sport Management program are prepared for careers in management, marketing and administration in sport, fitness and recreation settings. The program combines foundational business courses with those that apply business principles to the sport/fitness/recreation industry, as well as an extended senior internship experience.

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Required Semester Hours 120

Program Highlights

  • Southeastern's location just 45 minutes from Baton Rouge and New Orleans is ideal for practical experiences and internships in sport management. In close proximity are the New Orleans Saints, Voodoo and Pelicans, the New Orleans Sports Foundation, Baton Rouge Recreation Department, Youth and Adult Soccer Leagues and the Baton Rouge Sports Foundation.

  • Honors curriculum available

  • The Sport Management degree program at Southeastern Louisiana University has received specialized accreditation through the Commission on Sport Management Accreditation (COSMA) located in Fort Collins, CO, USA. The Sport Management program in the following degree is accredited by COSMA: Bachelor of Science in Sport Management. Click for the latest annual COSMA report.

  • Commission on Sport Management Accreditation (COSMA)


What Can You Be

Types of Jobs

  • Athletic Director
  • Event Coordinator
  • Facility Coordinator
  • Marketing
  • Recreation Coordinator
  • Sport Administration
  • Sports Information Director
  • Ticket Sales
  • Youth Sports and Recreation Director

Types of Employers

  • City and community recreation departments
  • High school sports teams and state and regional high school athletic associations
  • Intercollegiate athletics, such as NCAA, Division I, II and III universities, and two- and four-year colleges
  • International sports federations, such as the International Association of Athletics Federation and the International Basketball Federation
  • National and state sport governing bodies, such as the Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) and the U.S. Figure Skating Association
  • Professional sports teams, such as the National Football League (NFL), National Basketball Association (NBA), Major League Baseball (MLB), National Hockey League (NHL), and Major League Soccer (MLS)
  • Recreational sports in universities and colleges



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Student Orgs & Activities

Sport Management Association