The Sport Management program prepares students for careers in the global sport industry. Our curriculum blends business practices with the needs of the sport industry, studying the place sport has in society, examining the sociological and philosophical dimensions of sport, and governmental and industry policies that apply to it. Students will learn through hands-on, real-world experiential learning and case studies led by our esteemed faculty.
Upon graduation, many of our students will begin careers at sports organizations at the professional, collegiate, or secondary level, while others explore corporate businesses and sponsorships opportunities. Many students will pursue post-graduate studies in law, business, or kinesiology.
Our graduates work in a variety of industries that include the NBA, NFL, MLB, NHL, and MLS; with professional sports teams like the Atlanta Braves, Atlanta Hawks, Atlanta United, Atlanta Falcons, Gwinnett Stripers, Dallas Cowboys; within agencies like IMG, Creative Artists Agency, Octagon, and Melt; and with industry-leading organizations like ESPN, the NCAA, Nike, and many more.
Our faculty are experts in specific areas of the sport management world: