Bachelor in Sports Management

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Program Description

Bachelor of Sports Management

The sports management program at Missouri Baptist University is designed to assist students in developing skills to organize, administer and facilitate sports programs at the corporate, agency, professional and amateur levels. Opportunities are provided to develop knowledge and skills relevant to the performance of these functions.

Careers

Sport Management graduates work in a variety of supervisory and management positions in sport-related organizations and businesses including:

  • Professional teams
  • Semi-professional teams
  • Youth sports programs
  • Intercollegiate athletics
  • Intramural sports
  • Sport foundations
  • Health and fitness clubs
  • Ice Arenas
  • Aquatic facilities
  • Golf courses
  • Sports equipment retailing
  • Boy’s Clubs
  • Girl’s Clubs
  • YMCA
  • County park and recreation departments
  • Youth sport programs
  • Ice Arenas
  • Community centers
  • Theme parks
  • Travel companies
  • Tourism planning agencies
  • Event planning businesses

Area Professional Sport Organizations

  • St. Louis Blues
  • St. Louis Cardinals
  • St. Louis Rams
  • Gateway Grizzlies
  • River City Rascals

Area University Athletic Programs

  • Missouri Baptist Spartans
  • Missouri Tigers
  • Illinois Fighting Illini
  • Maryville Saints
  • SIUE Cougars
  • St. Louis Billikens
  • St. Louis Community College
  • UMSL Tritons

Other Area Sport Organizations

  • St. Louis Sports Commission
  • 21 Area YMCAs
  • America’s Center
  • U.S. Ice Sports Complex
  • Busch Stadium
  • Missouri Valley Conference
  • Fox Sports Midwest
  • Edward Jones Dome
  • St. Louis Parks and Recreation
  • Scottrade Center
  • Local Golf Courses

Courses

  • SMGT 113 Introduction to Sport Management
  • SMGT 223 Sports Management Practicum
  • SMGT 253 Tournament and Event Management
  • SMGT 263 Communication in Sport
  • SMGT 433 Sport Psychology
  • SMGT 333 Sport Sociology
  • SMGT 323 Governance and Leadership in Sport
  • SMGT 423 Sport Law
  • SMGT 373 Sport Marketing
  • SMGT 463 Sport Finance
  • PHED 413 Sports Facility Management
  • SMGT 483 Senior Seminar
  • SMGT 476 Sports Management Internship
Last updated Feb 2018

About the School

MBU puts students on a path to success by stressing the importance of study and service. Every student walks onto campus with potential. We help them take what lies within and transform it into a brig ... Read More

MBU puts students on a path to success by stressing the importance of study and service. Every student walks onto campus with potential. We help them take what lies within and transform it into a bright future. Read less
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