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Sport Management Degree

Score your dream job with this game-changing degree.

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Calling all sports fans, athletes and enthusiasts. Transform your passion into a career with a sport management degree from Kutztown University.

Our bachelor’s degree in sport management is the ultimate path to scoring your dream job. Our graduates currently work with the Philadelphia Eagles, Flyers, NASCAR and so many other amazing businesses.

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Why Choose Kutztown for a Sport Management Degree

Join the winning team by choosing the sport management degree at Kutztown University. This is your golden opportunity to enroll in a major you love and get the experience you need from the first accredited sport management degree in eastern Pennsylvania.

Here at KU, students choose this program because you will:

          1. Grow your career with KU alumni

          2. Gain hands-on experiential learning

          3. Learn from professors who will push you toward success

          4. Become a strong professional with a supportive community

Our sport management program is accredited by the Commission on Sport Management Accreditation (COSMA), which will help you stand out to future employers.

The Sport Management degree at Kutztown University holds a COSMA accreditation.

Sport Management Degree Highlights

Becoming a sport management major at Kutztown University is one of the most rewarding and diverse career choices out there. Our bachelor’s degree in sport management covers each aspect of the industry, from event management, marketing, finance, law and everything in between.

Program Highlights:

  • Learn how to manage sport organizations
  • Become fluent in sport laws and ethics
  • Develop strong PR and communication skills
  • Understand emergency care and risk management
  • Learn to lead sporting events and facilities
  • Get hands-on job experience through your internship

Student Learning Outcomes

  • Sport Management (BS)
    1. Fundamentals: Demonstrate basic knowledge and understanding of fundamental principles requisite for professional success in the sport management profession.
    2. Ethical Practices: Demonstrate the ability to make sound ethical decisions in sport management profession.
    3. Problem Solving: Demonstrate the ability to solve problems inherent in the sport business industry.
    4. Oral Communication: Demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively in oral formats utilized in the sport management profession.
    5. Written Communication: Demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively in written formats utilized in the sport management profession.
    6. Global Scope: Demonstrate the ability to articulate the global scope of sport.
    7. Demonstrate the ability to recognize diversity issues in sport management.
    8. Demonstrate the ability to use technology effectively in the application of sport management practice.
Quotation Mark

Kutztown provided me the best opportunity to grow into who I am today. I cannot thank my professors, resources, and connections provided by KU enough. Kutztown helped carve my career path toward the NHL and NBA, and I cannot be more grateful. Go Bears!

Thomas Klinger '19, Account Manager, Philadelphia Flyers

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