What is sport management?

Sport management and sports administration is an applied field of study based on the integration of the special nature of sport endeavors, management theory, and administrative principles applied to sport involvement. It includes any combination of skills related to planning, organizing, leading, and evaluating within the context of an organization or department whose primary product or service is related to sport.

The Department of Sports Administration offers an undergraduate program for students who are interested in pursuing a career in the sport industry: the Bachelor of Science in Sport Management. 


The Bachelor of Science in Sport Management is recognized by the Commission on Sport Management Accreditation, a specialized accrediting body that promotes and recognizes excellence in sport management education in colleges at the baccalaureate and graduate levels.

Learn more about the program.

Why did students choose to study in the undergraduate Sport Management program at Ohio University?

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Department of Sports Administration
CSC 001
Athens, Ohio 45701

Louis Iglesias
Fax: 740-593-0539