Sport Management

If you are interested in supervising the ticket office of a professional sports team, directing employees at a sports arena, coordinating athletic compliance for an intercollegiate athletic program, or managing the marketing efforts of an international motor sports event SRU has a nationally accredited program that is just right for you.

The curriculum, prepares students for careers in sport event management, intercollegiate athletic departments, minor league sport, sport marketing, sport facility management and other areas of the expanding sport business and sport entertainment industries. The innovative curriculum involves a myriad of practical experiences and stresses experiential learning, critical thinking and application of knowledge. The program has been in existence since 1977 and enjoys a nationwide reputation as one of the best undergraduate programs in the nation.

We were accorded the honor of being the first program in the nation to be accredited by the Commission on Sport Management Accreditation (COSMA). We feel that this is a testament to the quality of education that we provide at the Rock. Please review our program and contact us if you have any questions.

The Department of Sport Management offers an exciting opportunity for students to gain practical experience in Sports Entertainment while completing the COSMA-accredited undergraduate Sport Management degree program.

The Bachelor of Science sport management degree program(s) at Slippery Rock University has received specialized accreditation through the Commission on Sport Management Accreditation (COSMA) located in Fort Collins, Colorado, USA. The sport management program in the following degrees are accredited by COSMA: