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Bachelor of Science in
Sport and Recreation Management

Bring the excitement of game day into your every day with a career in sport and recreation management. Discover the places your career can take you when passion meets opportunity.

Transform the Game Day Experience

The business of sport is a global $1.5 trillion-a-year industry flourishing with opportunity. From ticket sales and sponsorships to game-day operations, this exciting industry creates memorable fan experiences every day. Let us help you start a career in the competitive global sport industry.

With our Bachelor of Science in Sport and Recreation Management program, you will gain the skills and experience needed to start a career in one of the largest and most exciting industries in the United States. Look at the world of sports in a new way when you experience the business of professional sports teams, college athletics and recreational sports. With experience-focused curriculum and a vast industry network, STHM will give you one-of-a-kind access to the tools and resources you need to succeed.

Top 10 Careers in Sport Management

What can you do with a degree in sport management?

There's no one way to use your sport management degree in the global $1.5 trillion industry.

  • Professional Sport Operations
  • Collegiate Sport Administration
  • Recreation Management
  • Event & Venue Management
  • Sport Analytics
  • Sales and Promotions
  • Sports Marketing Manager
  • Account Manager/Account Executive
  • Public Relations
  • Fitness Director

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Average Salaries in Sport Management

Based on Years of Experience*

$40,912
1-4 years
MIN MAX
$10K $80K
$51,761
5-9 years
MIN MAX
$10K $80K
$69,863
10+ years
MIN MAX
$10K $80K
*Bachelor of Sport Management salaries by years of experience reported from Payscale

Customize your
degree in sport management

TAILOR YOUR BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN SPORT AND RECREATION MANAGEMENT TO FIT YOUR PASSIONS AND GOALS.

In the competitive sport industry, you need to take advantage of every opportunity to set yourself apart from the competition. Our Bachelor of Science in Sport and Recreation Management program is designed to specialize your skill set and customize your experience to create a career path that matches your dreams. We provide a dynamic combination of industry-focused faculty and hard-to-get internships that offers hands-on experience and networking opportunities as well as the ability to tailor your degree to pursue a number of exciting careers, including professional sports, college athletics, public recreation and park agencies and youth sport agencies.

Discover how this curriculum can help you do just that.

3 Ways to Customize Your Degree:

1. Concentrations
STHM provides several concentrations allowing you to hone in on specific areas of the industry to help you enter the career of your dreams. Whether you’re looking to create an unforgettable game-day experience or reach the masses with a results-driven marketing campaign, STHM can help turn your goals into a successful, sustainable career.
  • Governance and Policy
  • Sport and Recreation Promotion
  • Event Leadership
2. Minors
STHM lets you customize your education giving you more marketable skills and providing you the opportunity to stand out from the pack during a job interview with a wide range of minors powered by the Fox School of Business.
3. Accelerated 4+1 Program
Take the industry by storm with this unique opportunity. High-achieving students have the ability to complete both a bachelor’s and master’s degree in just five years.

Learn more about the Bachelor of Sport and Recreation Management Curriculum

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Ready to turn your passion for sports into an amazing career?
Let's talk!

To learn more about the Bachelor of Science in Sport and Recreation Management, contact STHM’s admission team or click the button below. Whether you have a few questions or would like to schedule a tour, don’t hesitate to reach out to us directly.

Samantha McGrady
Assistant Director of Enrollment Management
Speakman Hall
Philadelphia, PA 19122
samantha.mcgrady@temple.edu | 215-204-3741

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