Learn about complex issues in the sport industry and turn your passion for sports into a career in sport management. An integral part of the Health and Fitness Studies department, the sport management degree at Regis provides a broad-based exposure to the discipline of sport management, and encourages students to apply foundational knowledge, develop critical thinking skills, and participate in hands-on learning experiences.

The learning modalities include course lectures, assignments, and experiential education activities, supplemented by facility visits and guest speakers. Students gain practical experience in event planning, facility evaluation, marketing and promotion, and developing an athletic administration manual. Students are also encouraged to gain experience outside of the classroom as they progress through the program, and must complete two internships during their senior year of study.

Students in a wide variety of majors may choose to add a minor in sport management. The minor includes two introductory courses and four upper level courses in sport management. sport management majors are also encouraged to add a minor in a related area of interest such as business management, communication, or athletic coaching.

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The sport management degree program at Regis College has received specialized accreditation through the Commission on Sport Management Accreditation (COSMA) located in Fort Collins, Colorado, USA. The sport management program in the following degree is accredited by COSMA:

• Bachelor of Science in Sport Management

Program Mission

As part of the Health and Fitness Studies Department, the Bachelor of Science in Sport Management reflects the mission and goals of the department, school, and college. The mission of the Sport Management program is to prepare students who have a passion for sports and desire to apply this passion toward a career path. Students will develop the knowledge and competencies necessary to apply sport management principles through a challenging and experiential curriculum. Graduates of the program will be prepared to lead in their field of expertise and to serve and shape a changing and diverse world.

Learning Outcomes

At the completion of the sport management program, students will:

  1. Apply sport management principles, strategies, and theories.
  2. Analyze and utilize research related to healthy lifestyles and sport management.
  3. Apply sport management principles and strategies to evaluate, create, and/or improve sport programs.
  4. Analyze situations and apply principles of leadership and financial management.
  5. Apply principles of communication and marketing.
  6. Explain and analyze legal and ethical concepts and risk management issues within the industry.
  7. Demonstrate professionalism, cultural competency, interprofessional collaboration, and advocacy within the sport management field.
Conor Breen '21 poses in front of the dome of Aviva Stadium in Dublin

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Conor Breen '21

While studying abroad at the University of Cork, it was great to visit world famous sports stadiums, including Aviva Stadium (pictured), home of the Republic of Ireland Soccer team and Rugby team.

My internships were with a club softball program and in athletic administration at Newton-North High School. When it comes to internships and career options, don't think small. Sport management has so many opportunities that anyone who enjoys sports can find something they love.
Marissa Magarian '16, sport management
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Careers and Steps to Graduate Programs

Regis is located just 12 miles west of Boston, which known as one of “the best sports cities in America,” and is an ideal location for internships and job opportunities in the field of sport management. The BS in Sport Management prepares students to enter a variety of careers and provides a pathway for individuals interested in graduate studies.


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Majoring in sport management at Regis College helped me in my current role as tournament assistant at Global Premier Soccer, where I run multiple soccer tournaments throughout the year. It also prepared me to enroll in graduate school.
Rachel Gagnon '16, sport management

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