Learn about complex issues in the sport industry and turn your passion for sports into a career in Sport Management. Explore the dynamic relationships between sports, business, culture, and society. Examine different sports organizations at the high school, college, and professional level, and uncover legal and business issues facing the sports world. 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. 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.

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 global business management, communication, or athletic coaching.

The following sport management degree program(s) has been granted Candidacy Status by the Commission on Sport Management Accreditation (COSMA), located in Fort Collins, CO, USA:

  • BS in Sport Management

Learning Outcomes

At the completion of the Sport Management program, students will:

  1. Identify foundation principles, strategies, and theories of the sport management discipline.
  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 for the benefit of a diverse and changing population.
  4. Analyze situations and apply principles of leadership and financial management related to the sport industry.
  5. Apply principles of professional communication, mass communications, and marketing, particularly as they relate to sport organizations.
  6. Explain and analyze legal and ethical concepts, and basic risk management issues within the sport industry.
  7. Demonstrate professionalism, cultural competency, interprofessional collaboration, and advocacy within the sport management field.
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 major

Testimonials

Rachel Gagnon with a Global Premier Soccer team

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Rachel Gagnon

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."

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Careers and Steps to Graduate Programs

The BS in Sport Management prepares students to enter a variety of careers and provides a pathway for individuals interested in graduate studies. Alumni of the Regis' sport management degree are employed in the following sport management areas: business development for Squad Locker; food and beverage director for Fisher’s Island Country Club; marketing for the Kraft Group; media relations at Augusta National Golf Club; ticket sales account representative for the Sacramento Kings; tournament and camps assistant for Global Premier Soccer; and the head men’s volleyball coach at Bentley University. Students have chosen to pursue graduate studies in sport communication, sport management, as well as master of business administration (MBA) programs.

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