Bachelor of Science
Sport Management

Sport Management at Greenville University

Develop skills that prepare you for various career paths including coaching, athletic administration, marketing, recreational programming, sports information, officiating, sport law, and more. Learn about critical issues in the sports world, develop solid communication skills, integrate your faith with your work, and acquire experience in your field.

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GU in a View

Students in GU’s sport management program have interned or job-shadowed with the St. Louis Cardinals, the San Diego Padres, the St. Louis Blues, minor league teams, parks, and recreation facilities, the YMCA, summer sports leagues, and the East St. Louis track and field summer program.
As a GU sport management major, you could earn the John Strahl award for academic achievement in sport and kinesiology.
Growing field
The Bureau of Labor Statistics expects various fields within sport management to grow by 10% or more by 2026.

Why GU


Faith. Learn from faculty who integrate their Christian faith into their sport management careers, even in non-religious environments.


Awards. As a GU sport management major, you could earn the John Strahl award for academic achievement in sport and kinesiology.


Deepen your education. We’re a liberal arts school. That means you get a holistic education that introduces you to many subjects and ideas, helping you grow your interests and skills. 

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Sport Management Major Success Story

Sucess Stories

Greenville University and the sport management program provided me with the necessary tools to succeed in the world of intercollegiate athletics. The curriculum allowed for growth in all aspects of the industry, allowing you to find what niche you want to fall into. The professors go above and beyond to find alumni and professionals in the field to speak and give great insight into the field. I would recommend this program for anyone that is serious about sport management.

-Jermaine William, sport management major

Program Requirements

Visit the Online Undergraduate Catalog for an explanation of graduation requirements.

The Sport Management major consists of a minimum of 16 core requirement credits, and the selection of an emphasis which requires the completion of 16 additional credits.