Sport Management Program Overview

Bachelor of Science Sport Management

The Department of Kinesiology will offer a new degree program, a Bachelor of Science in Sport Management. The goal of the Sport Management program is to prepare students to enter into the sport management industry as athletic administrators, coaches and scouts, and managers at the interscholastic and intercollegiate level for the state of Maryland.

This program will be offered as an undergraduate degree consisting of 120 credits, with 42 credits of general education, 33 credits of major core, 15 credits of major electives, 24 credits of support courses, and 6 credits of free electives (any UMES course). The curriculum includes major courses such as an introductory course, sport management, sport governance, marketing, finance and economics courses, and the practicum/internship courses. There is a specific focus on interscholastic and intercollegiate athletic administration with courses titled “Interscholastic and Intercollegiate Athletic Administration” and a course practicum “Interscholastic and Intercollegiate Athletic Administration Practicum”.

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